- Understanding the impact of socioeconomic differences in breast cancer survival in England and Wales: Avoidable deaths and potential gain in expectation of lifeM J Rutherford
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK Electronic address
Cancer Epidemiol 39:118-25. 2015..Socioeconomic differences in cancer patient survival are known to exist for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Standard metrics tend not to place great emphasis on evaluating the actual impact of these differences...
- 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. ..
- 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...
- 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...