- A comprehensive assessment of the impact of errors in the cancer registration process on 1- and 5-year relative survival estimatesM J Rutherford
University of Leicester, Department of Health Sciences, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
Br J Cancer 108:691-8. 2013..When making international comparisons of cancer survival, it is essential reported differences are real effects and not an artefact of potential errors in cancer registration...
- How much of the deprivation gap in cancer survival can be explained by variation in stage at diagnosis: An example from breast cancer in the East of EnglandM J Rutherford
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
Int J Cancer 133:2192-200. 2013..The findings suggest that policies aimed at reducing inequalities in stage at diagnosis between women with breast cancer are important to reduce inequalities in breast cancer survival. ..
- Should relative survival be used with lung cancer data?S R Hinchliffe
Department of Health Sciences, Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, 2nd Floor Adrian Building, University Road, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
Br J Cancer 106:1854-9. 2012..It is argued, as most lung cancer patients are smokers and therefore carry a higher risk of smoking-related mortalities, that they are not comparable to a population where the majority are likely to be non-smokers...