Compare Colorectal Cancer Patterns of Care between Italy and USA by using Italian Cancer Registry Linked Data and SEER-Medicare
Project responsible: Anna Gigli
Funded by: National Cancer Institute (USA) ($30.000)
Scope of this research is to compare data on the initial treatment for colorectal cancer from patients diagnosed at two registries in Italy, with similar data from the SEER-Medicare data. The main purpose is to compare the patterns of colorectal cancer in the first year after diagnosis between US (SEER-Medicare) and Italy (Tuscany and Veneto Cancer Registries).
Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Tuscany Cancer Registry
Veneto Cancer Registry
Gigli, Warren, Yabroff, Francisci, Stedman, Guzzinati, Giusti, Miccinesi, Crocetti, Angiolini, Mariotto (2013). Initial Treatment for Newly Diagnosed Elderly Colorectal Cancer Patients: Patterns of Care in Italy and the United States. To appear on JNCI.