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Assessing the feasibility and validity of the Toronto Childhood Cancer Stage Guidelines: a population-based registry study.Aitken, J; Youlden, D; Moore, A; Baade, P; Ward, L; Thursfield, V; Valery, P; Green, Adèle C; Gupta, S; Frazier, A; et al. (2018-03)Cancer stage at diagnosis is crucial for assessing global efforts to increase awareness of childhood cancer and improve outcomes. However, consistent information on childhood cancer stage is absent from population cancer registries worldwide. The Toronto Childhood Cancer Stage Guidelines, compiled through an international consensus process, were designed to provide a standard framework for collection of information on stage at diagnosis of childhood cancers. We aimed to assess the feasibility of implementing the Toronto Guidelines within a national population cancer registry.
Breast cancer diagnosis, patterns of care and burden of disease in Queensland, Australia (1998-2004): does being Indigenous make a difference?Moore, S; Soerjomataram, I; Green, Adèle C; Garvey, G; Martin, J; Valery, P; Division of Epidemiology and Health Systems, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Level 1/147 Wharf Street, Brisbane Adelaide Street, Spring Hill, PO Box 10639, Brisbane, QLD, 4000, Australia (2015-10-01)We compared patterns of care, comorbidity, disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) and survival in Indigenous and non-Indigenous women with breast cancer in Queensland, Australia (1998-2004).