Longer wait times increase overall mortality in patients with bladder cancer.


PURPOSE We used population level data to determine the impact of extended wait times on the survival of patients who underwent radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS We identified 2,535 patients who underwent cystectomy for bladder cancer in Ontario, Canada between 1992 and 2004 using administrative databases. A Cox proportional… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2009.06.041


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