Mortality within 30 days of chemotherapy: a clinical governance benchmarking issue for oncology patients

Abstract

No national benchmark figures exist for early mortality due to chemotherapy unlike for surgical interventions. Deaths within 30 days of chemotherapy during a 6-month period were identified from the Royal Marsden Hospital electronic patient records. Treatment intention – curative or palliative, cause of death and number of previous treatments – were… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6603498

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