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Figure 4. Percent of astrocytoma and glioblastoma by sex for NCDB and CBTRUS in 2006–2010 and 2011–2015

Comparison of NCDB and CBTRUS demographic data for astrocytoma and glioblastoma(0)

December 4, 2019

This article compares demographic data of astrocytomas and glioblastomas patients documented in the NCDB, a hospital-based cancer registry, with cases in the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the U.S.

Current trends in prostate cancer: The role of brachytherapy

Both retrospective and prospective data are assessed to determine the quality of life outcomes for patients undergoing brachytherapy to treat prostate cancer.

Figure 1. Proportion of the U.S. Population Age 55 or Greater over Time

Thyroid cancer mortality in an aging population

To determine the impact of age on thyroid cancer mortality, researchers investigated trends in outcomes from these cases in the National Cancer Database.

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Active surveillance as a treatment modality in ductal carcinoma in situ

Because many cases of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) may remain stable without excision, more clinical trials are exploring the role of active surveillance in DCIS management.

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Endometrial cancer: An increasingly common gynecologic malignancy

Management of endometrial cancer, including risk factors such as genetics and obesity, are summarized.


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