The effect of patient characteristics on second primary cancer risk in France

@inproceedings{Jgu2013TheEO,
  title={The effect of patient characteristics on second primary cancer risk in France},
  author={J{\'e}r{\'e}mie J{\'e}gu and Marc Colonna and Laetitia Daubisse-Marliac and Brigitte Tr{\'e}tarre and Olivier Ganry and A V Guizard and Simona Bara and Xavier Troussard and V{\'e}ronique M Bouvier and Anne-Sophie Woronoff and Michel Velten},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2013}
}
Although cancer survivors are known to be at greater risk of developing second primary cancer (SPC), SPC incidence estimates in France are thus far lacking. We used a multivariate approach to compute these estimates and analyzed the effect of patient characteristics (gender, age at diagnosis, first cancer site, year of diagnosis and follow-up) on SPC risk. Data from ten French population-based cancer registries were used to establish a cohort of all patients diagnosed with a first cancer… CONTINUE READING