Cystectomy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer: Patterns and outcomes of care in the medicare population Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cystectomy
  • Medicare
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians'
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms

abstract

  • A marked heterogeneity exists in the strategies used to treat muscle-invasive bladder cancer. The extent to which this variation can be attributed to the lack of informative clinical trials, the presence of comorbid illness, patient or physician preferences, or access to care warrants further evaluation.

publication date

  • June 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.urology.2004.12.029

PubMed ID

  • 15922428

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1118

end page

  • 25

volume

  • 65

number

  • 6