Vajdic, Claire M; Schaffer, Andrea. L; Dobbins, Timothy; Ward, Robyn; Er, Chuang C; Pearson, Sallie-Anne
Background: Population-based data on the use of health services and diagnostic investigations for patients with cancer of unknown primary (CUP) is scarce. It is uncertain whether the pathways to diagnosis are different for CUP compared to other cancers.
Methods: We performed a population-based nested matched case–control study using linked routinely collected records for Australian Government Department of Veterans’ Affairs clients, 2004–2007. We compared health care consultations,...[Show more]
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