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Predictors of state-of-the-art management of early breast cancer in Switzerland

Ess, S. and Joerger, M. and Frick, H. and Probst-Hensch, N. and Vlastos, G. and Rageth, C. and Lütolf, U. and Savidan, A. and Thürlimann, B.. (2011) Predictors of state-of-the-art management of early breast cancer in Switzerland. Annals of oncology, Vol. 22, H. 3. S. 618-624.

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Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to investigate predictors of state-of-the-art management of early breast cancer in Switzerland. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The study included 3499 women aged 25-79 years diagnosed with invasive breast cancer stages I-IIIA in 2003-2005. Patients were identified through population-based cancer registries and treated in all kinds of settings. Concordance with national and international recommendations was assessed for 10 items covering surgery, radiotherapy, systemic adjuvant therapy and histopathology reporting. We used multivariate logistic regression to identify independent predictors of high (10 points) and low (
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Medizinische Fächer (Klinik) > Onkologie
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Medizinische Fächer (Klinik) > Onkologie
09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) > Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (EPH) > Chronic Disease Epidemiology > Genetic Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Diseases (Probst-Hensch)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Public Health > Sozial- und Präventivmedizin > Genetic Epidemiology of Non-Communicable Diseases (Probst-Hensch)
UniBasel Contributors:Thürlimann, Beat and Probst Hensch, Nicole
Item Type:Article, refereed
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Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISSN:0923-7534
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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