PowerPoint Presentation - Prostate Cancer Outcomes by Race &Treatment Site

¢One studyusing Medicare database
lMortalityafter cystectomy, colectomy, pulmonary resections, pancreatic resection,gastrectomy and esophagectomy
lNCI Centershad lower operative mortality in 4/6 procedures
lNCI Centershad lower overall mortality in 2/6 procedures.
Birkmeyer,N.J., et al., Do cancer centersdesignated by the National Cancer Institute have better
surgicaloutcomes? Cancer, 2005. 103(3): p.435-41.