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Assessing the impact of comorbid illnesses on death within 10 years in prostate cancer treatment candidates†
Version of Record online: 1 MAR 2011
Copyright © 2011 American Cancer Society
Volume 117, Issue 17, pages 3872–3874, 1 September 2011
How to Cite
Alibhai, S. M. H. (2011), Assessing the impact of comorbid illnesses on death within 10 years in prostate cancer treatment candidates. Cancer, 117: 3872–3874. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25976
See original referenced article on pages 3943-52, this issue.
- Issue online: 19 AUG 2011
- Version of Record online: 1 MAR 2011
- Manuscript Accepted: 7 JAN 2011
- Manuscript Received: 31 DEC 2010
Groome et al use the case-cohort design to study the contribution of comorbidity to death from causes other than prostate cancer in a large group of men treated for cure. They modify an existing comorbidity instrument, the CIRS-G, for use to predict risk of dying from nonprostate cancer causes.