Dasgupta, P., Turrell, G., Aitken, J. & Baade, PD. (2016). Partner status and survival after cancer: A competing risks analysis. Cancer Epidemiology,41 16-23. United Kingdom: Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.canep.2015.12.009
The survival benefits of having a partner for all cancers combined is well recognized, however its prognostic importance for individual cancer types, including competing mortality causes, is less clear. This study was undertaken to quantify the impact of partner status on survival due to cancer-specific and competing mortality causes.
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