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Comparative effectiveness of radical prostatectomy and radiotherapy in prostate cancer: observational study of mortality outcomes.

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OBJECTIVE: To compare the survival outcomes of patients treated with surgery or radiotherapy for prostate cancer. DESIGN: Observational study. SETTING: Sweden, 1996-2010. PARTICIPANTS: 34,515 men primarily treated for prostate cancer with surgery (n=21,533) or radiotherapy (n=12,982). Patients were categorised by risk group (low, intermediate, high, and metastatic), age, and Charlson comorbidity score. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Cumulative incidence of mortality from prostate cancer and other cau...

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10.1136/bmj.g1502

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
348
Issue:
feb26 6
Pages:
g1502
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:bcd8d96a-52f7-46fc-9a3b-730cbaaa0531
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451077
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pubs:451077

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