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Projecting prevalence by stage of care for prostate cancer and estimating future health service needs: protocol for a modelling study

Yu, X. Q.; Smith, D. P.; Clements, M. S.; Patel, M. I.; McHugh, B.; O'Connell, D. L.


Introduction Current strategies for the management of prostate cancer are inadequate in Australia. We will, in this study, estimate current service needs and project the future needs for prostate cancer patients in Australia. Methods and analysis First, we will project the future prevalence of prostate cancer for 2010-2018 using data for 1972-2008 from the New South Wales (NSW) Central Cancer Registry. These projections, based on modelled incidence and survival estimates, will be estimated...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011-04-07
Type: Journal article
Source: BMJ Open
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000104


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