Physician visits, patient comorbidities, and mammography use among elderly colorectal cancer survivors.

@article{Yu2007PhysicianVP,
  title={Physician visits, patient comorbidities, and mammography use among elderly colorectal cancer survivors.},
  author={Xinhua Yu and Alexander M. McBean and Beth A. Virnig},
  journal={Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={275-82}
}
INTRODUCTION Over a million Americans have survived colorectal cancer. This study examined physician visit patterns, patient comorbidities, and mammography use among colorectal cancer survivors based on the competing demands model. METHODS Using Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare linked data (2003 merge), study cohorts included female colorectal cancer patients who were diagnosed from 1973 through 1994 and had survived five or more years after the cancer diagnosis (n… CONTINUE READING