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Neoadjuvant and perioperative chemotherapy for localized pancreatic cancer: Leveraging small and large databases in the absence of Level 1 evidence(0)

July 21, 2020

In the rapidly evolving clinical paradigms for localized pancreatic cancer, a combination of Level 1 data and large and small database studies can inform disease management.

Biliary tract cancers: NCDB role in rare malignancy

The potential role of NCDB data in treating rare malignancy is explored.

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

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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