Survival of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Queenslanders after a diagnosis of lung cancer: a matched cohort study.

@article{Coory2008SurvivalOI,
  title={Survival of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Queenslanders after a diagnosis of lung cancer: a matched cohort study.},
  author={Michael Coory and Ad{\`e}le C Green and Janelle Stirling and Patricia Casarolli Valery},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2008},
  volume={188 10},
  pages={562-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare survival of Indigenous and non-Indigenous lung cancer patients and to investigate any corresponding differences in stage, treatment and comorbidities. DESIGN AND SETTING Cohort study of 158 Indigenous and 152 non-Indigenous patients (frequency-matched on age, sex and rurality) diagnosed with lung cancer between 1996 and 2002 and treated in Queensland public hospitals. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Survival after diagnosis of lung cancer; effects of stage at diagnosis, treatment… CONTINUE READING
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