The impact of socioeconomic position on stage at diagnosis and survival in colorectal cancer patients in Switzerland

TitleThe impact of socioeconomic position on stage at diagnosis and survival in colorectal cancer patients in Switzerland
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsFeller, A, Schmidlin, K, Bordoni, A, Bouchardy, C, Bulliard, J-L, Camey, B, Konzelmann, I, Maspoli, M, Wanner, M, Zwahlen, M, Clough-Gorr, KM
Conference NameInternational Association of Cancer Registries, October 17-19
Date Published2017
Conference LocationUtrecht, The Netherlands
Abstract

Studies outside of Switzerland have reported socioeconomic inequalities in colorectal cancer (CRC) stage at diagnosis and survival.
Aim : To investigate the impact of socioeconomic position (SEP) and further demographic characteristics on colorectal cancer (CRC) stage at diagnosis on CRC-specific survival ; To investigate whether potential survival inequalities can be explained by differences in stage at diagnosis and/or sociodemographic factors.

Citation Key / SERVAL ID9300
Peer reviewNon-Refereed
                         

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