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The Economic Consequences of Delay in Radiotherapy: An Example in Early Breast Cancer
Waiting times for cancer radiotherapy have been a concern in Ontario for the past 20 years. A recent review of the clinical trials literature shows that waiting is associated with an increased risk of recurrence. Recurrence ...
A Population-Based Study of Healthcare Resource Utilization by Metastatic Gastric Cancer Patients in Ontario
Background: Gastric cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the world. Non-curative, metastatic disease is frequent in low incidence countries; management strategies for relief of symptoms include surgery, chemotherapy ...
The Epidemiology and Health Economics of Ankle Injuries
The thesis focuses on a central theme of the epidemiology and health economics of ankle sprains to inform health policy and the provision of health services. It describes the burden, prognosis, resource utilization, and ...