Impact of age and comorbidities on long-term survival of patients with high-risk prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy: a multi-institutional competing-risks analysis

Briganti, Alberto; Spahn, Martin; Joniau, Steven; Gontero, Paolo; Bianchi, Marco; Kneitz, Burkhard; Chun, Felix K H; Sun, Maxine; Graefen, Markus; Abdollah, Firas; Marchioro, Giansilvio; Frohenberg, Detlef; Giona, Simone; Frea, Bruno; Karakiewicz, Pierre I; Montorsi, Francesco; Van Poppel, Hein; Jeffrey Karnes, R; European Multicenter Prostate Cancer Clinical and Translational, (2013). Impact of age and comorbidities on long-term survival of patients with high-risk prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy: a multi-institutional competing-risks analysis. European urology, 63(4), pp. 693-701. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.eururo.2012.08.054

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Survival after surgical treatment using competing-risk analysis has been previously examined in patients with prostate cancer (PCa). However, the combined effect of age and comorbidities has not been assessed in patients with high-risk PCa who might have heterogeneous rates of competing mortality despite the presence of aggressive disease.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Dermatology, Urology, Rheumatology, Nephrology, Osteoporosis (DURN) > Clinic of Urology

UniBE Contributor:

Spahn, Martin

ISSN:

0302-2838

Publisher:

Elsevier

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:38

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 21:31

Publisher DOI:

10.1016/j.eururo.2012.08.054

PubMed ID:

22959192

Web of Science ID:

000315192400029

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/15458 (FactScience: 222805)

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