Booth C.M., Siemens D.R., Peng Y., Tannock I.F., Mackillop W.J.
Annals of Oncology 2014 25:9 (1783-1788) Article Number mdu204
Background: Few articles have documented regimens and timing of perioperative chemotherapy for bladder cancer in routine practice. Here, we describe practice patterns in the general population of Ontario, Canada. Methods: In this retrospective cohort study, treatment and physician billing records were linked to the Ontario Cancer Registry to describe use of neoadjuvant (NACT) and adjuvant (ACT) chemotherapy among all patients with muscleinvasive bladder cancer treated with cystectomy in Ontario 1994-2008. Time to initiation of ACT (TTAC) was measured from cystectomy…(ver más)