Socioeconomic variation in cancer survival in the southeastern Netherlands, 1980-1989.

@article{Schrijvers1995SocioeconomicVI,
  title={Socioeconomic variation in cancer survival in the southeastern Netherlands, 1980-1989.},
  author={Carola T. M. Schrijvers and Jan Willem Coebergh and Lidwien van der Heijden and Johan Pieter Mackenbach},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1995},
  volume={75 12},
  pages={2946-53}
}
BACKGROUND The survival rates of patients with cancer by socioeconomic status (SES) has never been investigated in the Netherlands, a country characterized by good general access to health care services. The association between socioeconomic status and survival from cancer of the lung (n = 4591), breast (n = 3928), colorectum (n = 3558), prostate (n = 1484), and stomach (n = 1455) was studied, and the impact of some prognostic factors (stage at diagnosis, histologic type, and treatment) on this… CONTINUE READING