The National Cancer Data Base report on patterns of care for adenocarcinoma of the rectum, 1985-95.

@article{Jessup1998TheNC,
  title={The National Cancer Data Base report on patterns of care for adenocarcinoma of the rectum, 1985-95.},
  author={John Milburn Jessup and Andrew K. Stewart and Herman R. Menck},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1998},
  volume={83 11},
  pages={2408-18}
}
BACKGROUND The Commission on Cancer data from the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) examining current time trends (1985-1995) in stage of disease, treatment patterns, and survival relating to patients with rectal adenocarcinoma are described in this report. METHODS Seven calls for data to hospital cancer registries across the U.S. have yielded a total of 5,850,000 cancer cases for the years 1985-1995 and include 20,461 rectal and rectosigmoid junction adenocarcinoma cases in 1985-1986, 36,007… CONTINUE READING