Survival of ovarian cancer patients in Denmark: Excess mortality risk analysis of five-year relative survival in the period 1978–2002

@article{Hannibal2008SurvivalOO,
  title={Survival of ovarian cancer patients in Denmark: Excess mortality risk analysis of five-year relative survival in the period 1978–2002},
  author={Charlotte Gerd Hannibal and Rikke Cortes and Gerda Engholm and Susanne Kr{\"u}ger Kjaer},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2008},
  volume={87 12},
  pages={
          1353-60
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the variation in ovarian cancer survival in Denmark in the period 1978-2002 in relation to time since diagnosis, age at diagnosis, period of diagnosis, stage and histology. DESIGN Register-based cohort study. SETTING Denmark in the period 1978-2002. POPULATION Using the nationwide Danish Cancer Registry, we included a total of 13,035 women diagnosed with invasive ovarian cancer in Denmark in the period 1978-2002. METHODS Excess mortality risk analyses of five-year… CONTINUE READING
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