PowerPoint Presentation - Prostate Cancer Outcomes by Race &Treatment Site

Does Where You Get Treatment really make a difference?
¢Morbidity after ProstateCancer
lVolume linked to decreased ratesof postoperativeand late urinary complications
lParticipation in clinicaltrials
lUse of specialist to staffintensive care units
lHigh nurse-to-bed ratios
Begg,C.B., et al., Impact of hospital volumeon operative mortality for major cancer surgery.
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