Prostate cancer treatment in private and public health services

Ian N Olver
Med J Aust 2020; 213 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.50819
Published online: 2 November 2020

More evidence is required to explain the differences in cancer treatment reported by data linkage studies

Investigations linking cancer registry and administrative data sets provide evidence about outcomes that can highlight differences in treatment. What should follow is further quantitative and qualitative research, not speculation, to identify evidence‐based reasons for the differences, and to suggest remedies.

  • Ian N Olver

  • The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA


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