Robin Schaffar

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Accuracy of cause of death data routinely recorded in a population-based cancer registry: impact on cause-specific survival and validation using the Geneva Cancer Registry
    Robin Schaffar
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, Geneva, 1205, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 13:609. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Lung cancer mortality risk among breast cancer patients treated with anti-estrogens
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cancer 117:1288-95. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Antiestrogen therapy for breast cancer modifies the risk of subsequent cutaneous melanoma
    Caroline Huber
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:82-8. 2012
  4. pmc Importance and determinants of Gleason score undergrading on biopsy sample of prostate cancer in a population-based study
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Urol 13:19. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Impact of socioeconomic status on prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cancer 115:5556-65. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Cause-specific or relative survival setting to estimate population-based net survival from cancer? An empirical evaluation using women diagnosed with breast cancer in Geneva between 1981 and 1991 and followed for 20 years after diagnosis
    Robin Schaffar
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Global Health Institute, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Cancer Research UK Cancer Survival Group, Department of Non communicable Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 39:465-72. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Changing pattern of age-specific breast cancer incidence in the Swiss canton of Geneva
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 120:519-23. 2010

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Accuracy of cause of death data routinely recorded in a population-based cancer registry: impact on cause-specific survival and validation using the Geneva Cancer Registry
    Robin Schaffar
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, Geneva, 1205, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 13:609. 2013
    ..This study aims to describe the difference between the official and revised cause-of-death variables and the impact on cancer survival estimates...
  2. doi request reprint Lung cancer mortality risk among breast cancer patients treated with anti-estrogens
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cancer 117:1288-95. 2011
    ..If this is true, use of anti-estrogens should be associated with decreased lung cancer mortality risk. The authors compared lung cancer incidence and mortality among breast cancer patients with and without anti-estrogen therapy...
  3. doi request reprint Antiestrogen therapy for breast cancer modifies the risk of subsequent cutaneous melanoma
    Caroline Huber
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 5:82-8. 2012
    ..Although our results are in agreement with the hypothesis that estrogens could play a role in melanoma occurrence, they need to be replicated in a larger study with data on potential confounders. ...
  4. pmc Importance and determinants of Gleason score undergrading on biopsy sample of prostate cancer in a population-based study
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Urol 13:19. 2013
    ..In this population-based study, we investigated the degree of concordance between Gleason scores obtained from prostate biopsies and those obtained from prostatectomy specimens, as well as the determinants of biopsy understaging...
  5. doi request reprint Impact of socioeconomic status on prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis
    Elisabetta Rapiti
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Cancer 115:5556-65. 2009
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  6. doi request reprint Cause-specific or relative survival setting to estimate population-based net survival from cancer? An empirical evaluation using women diagnosed with breast cancer in Geneva between 1981 and 1991 and followed for 20 years after diagnosis
    Robin Schaffar
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Global Health Institute, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland Cancer Research UK Cancer Survival Group, Department of Non communicable Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Cancer Epidemiol 39:465-72. 2015
    ..We took into account informative censoring to derive theoretically unbiased estimators and examine which of the two data settings was the most robust against incorrect assumptions in the data...
  7. doi request reprint Changing pattern of age-specific breast cancer incidence in the Swiss canton of Geneva
    Christine Bouchardy
    Geneva Cancer Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, Geneva University, 55 Boulevard de la Cluse, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 120:519-23. 2010
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