Trends in demographic and clinical characteristics in women diagnosed with corpus cancer and their potential impact on the increasing number of deaths.

@article{Ueda2008TrendsID,
  title={Trends in demographic and clinical characteristics in women diagnosed with corpus cancer and their potential impact on the increasing number of deaths.},
  author={Stefanie M. Ueda and Daniel S. Kapp and Michael K S Cheung and Jacob Y Shin and Kathryn Elizabeth Osann and Amreen Husain and Nelson N. H. Teng and Jonathan S. Berek and John Kwok Cheung Chan},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={198 2},
  pages={218.e1-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine factors responsible for the increasing number of deaths from corpus cancer over three time periods. STUDY DESIGN Data were collected from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results database from 1988-2001. Kaplan-Meier and Cox proportional hazards regression analyses were performed. RESULTS Of 48,510 women with corpus cancer, there was an increase in the proportion of patients dying from advanced cancers (52.1% to 56.0% to 68.8%; P… CONTINUE READING