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Awareness of the Harms of Continued Smoking Among Cancer Survivors.

Support Care Cancer 2019 Nov 28. Epub 2019 Nov 28.

Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Department of Medicine, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre/University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00520-019-05175-4DOI Listing
November 2019

Impact of smoking on health system costs among cancer patients in a retrospective cohort study in Ontario, Canada.

BMJ Open 2019 06 21;9(6):e026022. Epub 2019 Jun 21.

Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026022DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6596959PMC
June 2019

Sociodemographic characteristics associated with thyroid cancer risk in Canada.

Health Rep 2018 10;29(10):3-11

Professor Emeritus, Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

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October 2018

Evaluating Cost-Effectiveness: An Essential Part of New Cancer Drug Approvals.

J Thorac Oncol 2017 10;12(10):1461-1463

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2017.08.013DOI Listing
October 2017

Towards Integrating Primary Care with Cancer Care: A Regional Study of Current Gaps and Opportunities in Canada.

Healthc Policy 2017 02;12(3):50-65

Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5344363PMC
February 2017

Comparing assessment frameworks for cancer drugs between Canada and Europe: What can we learn from the differences?

ESMO Open 2016 22;1(6):e000124. Epub 2017 Feb 22.

Department of Oncology, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Hamilton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/esmoopen-2016-000124DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5703384PMC
February 2017

Biennial lung cancer screening in Canada with smoking cessation-outcomes and cost-effectiveness.

Lung Cancer 2016 11 28;101:98-103. Epub 2016 Sep 28.

Department of Oncology, McMaster University, 699 Concession St., Hamilton, ON, L8V 5C2, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2016.09.013DOI Listing
November 2016

Using Data From Ontario's Episode-Based Funding Model to Assess Quality of Chemotherapy.

J Oncol Pract 2016 10;12(10):e870-e877

Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto and Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2016.013656DOI Listing
October 2016

Clarifying Assumptions and Outcomes in Cost-Effectiveness Analyses--Reply.

JAMA Oncol 2016 Feb;2(2):278-9

Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.4462DOI Listing
February 2016

Cost-effectiveness of Lung Cancer Screening in Canada.

JAMA Oncol 2015 Sep;1(6):807-13

Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.2472DOI Listing
September 2015

Eligibility for low-dose computerized tomography screening among asbestos-exposed individuals.

Scand J Work Environ Health 2015 Jul 3;41(4):407-12. Epub 2015 Apr 3.

Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5271/sjweh.3496DOI Listing
July 2015

Resource utilization and costs during the initial years of lung cancer screening with computed tomography in Canada.

J Thorac Oncol 2014 Oct;9(10):1449-58

*The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control, and the British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; †The British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; ‡Brock University, St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada; §Cancer Care Ontario and the Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; ‖University Health Network and Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; ¶The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control, the British Columbia Cancer Agency and School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; #The University of British Columbia School of Population and Public Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; **Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; ††The British Columbia Cancer Agency and The Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; ‡‡Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; §§The Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; ‖‖Fionna Stanley Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia; ¶¶Université Laval, Québec, Canada; ##Vancouver General Hospital, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; ***The Juravinski Cancer Centre and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; †††Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; ‡‡‡University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; §§§Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; ‖‖‖Memorial University, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada; ¶¶¶The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; ###Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; ****The Vancouver General Hospital and The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JTO.0000000000000283DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4165479PMC
October 2014

International efforts in health care reform: systemic treatment funding model reform in Ontario.

J Oncol Pract 2014 May;10(3):190-2

Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto; and Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2014.001389DOI Listing
May 2014

A mixed methods approach to understand variation in lung cancer practice and the role of guidelines.

Implement Sci 2014 Mar 22;9(1):36. Epub 2014 Mar 22.

Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Juravinski Hospital Site, 1280 Main Street West, JHCC G207, L8S 4L8 Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://implementationscience.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1748-5908-9-36DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3998045PMC
March 2014

End-of-life home care utilization and costs in patients with advanced colorectal cancer.

J Community Support Oncol 2014 Mar;12(3):92-8

Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic (HOPE) Research Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Email:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12788/jcso.0025DOI Listing
March 2014

Utilization and costs of home care for patients with colorectal cancer: a population-based study.

CMAJ Open 2014 Jan 4;2(1):E11-7. Epub 2014 Feb 4.

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont. ; Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ont.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.9778/cmajo.20130026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3986021PMC
January 2014

Clinical utility of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the staging of patients with potentially resectable esophageal cancer.

J Thorac Oncol 2013 Dec;8(12):1563-9

*Departments of Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; †Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Departments of ‡Radiation Oncology and §Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; ‖Department of Radiology, McMaster University, and Integrated Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; ¶Department of Nuclear Medicine, Lebanon VA Medical Center, Lebanon, Pennsylvania; and #Department of Oncology, McMaster University, and Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JTO.0000000000000006DOI Listing
December 2013

Improving the quality of lung cancer care in Ontario: the lung cancer disease pathway initiative.

J Thorac Oncol 2013 Jul;8(7):876-82

Department of Oncology, McMaster University and the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JTO.0b013e31828cb548DOI Listing
July 2013

Prognostic implications of treatment delays in the surgical resection of lung cancer.

Authors:
William K Evans

Thorac Surg Clin 2013 May 8;23(2):225-32. Epub 2013 Feb 8.

Juravinski Cancer Centre, 699 Concession Street, Hamilton, Ontario L8V 5C2, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.thorsurg.2013.01.006DOI Listing
May 2013

Canadian Cancer Risk Management Model: evaluation of cancer control.

Int J Technol Assess Health Care 2013 Apr 20;29(2):131-9. Epub 2013 Mar 20.

Juravinski Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences and Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0266462313000044DOI Listing
April 2013

Guidelines for health technologies: specific guidance for oncology products in Canada.

Value Health 2012 May 16;15(3):580-5. Epub 2012 Feb 16.

Committee on Economic Analysis (formerly Working Group on Economic Analysis), NCIC Clinical Trials Group, Kingston, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2011.12.006DOI Listing
May 2012

Variation and consternation: access to unfunded cancer drugs in Canada.

J Oncol Pract 2012 Jan;8(1):35-9

Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre; University of Toronto; Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital; Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto; McMaster University; Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton; and Peel Regional Cancer Centre, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2011.000278DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3266314PMC
January 2012

Selecting patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer for prophylactic cranial irradiation by predicting brain metastases.

J Thorac Oncol 2011 Apr;6(4):808-12

Department of Oncology, McMaster University; and †Juravinski Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JTO.0b013e31820d782dDOI Listing
April 2011

Continental Divide? The attitudes of US and Canadian oncologists on the costs, cost-effectiveness, and health policies associated with new cancer drugs.

J Clin Oncol 2010 Sep 9;28(27):4149-53. Epub 2010 Aug 9.

Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Center, 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2010.29.1625DOI Listing
September 2010

Chemoradiotherapy with or without AE-941 in stage III non-small cell lung cancer: a randomized phase III trial.

J Natl Cancer Inst 2010 Jun 26;102(12):859-65. Epub 2010 May 26.

Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 432, Houston, TX 77030-4009, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djq179DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2902826PMC
June 2010

First-line systemic chemotherapy in the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review.

J Thorac Oncol 2010 Feb;5(2):260-74

Juravinski Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/JTO.0b013e3181c6f035DOI Listing
February 2010

Evidence-based approach to the introduction of positron emission tomography in ontario, Canada.

J Clin Oncol 2009 Nov 26;27(33):5607-13. Epub 2009 Oct 26.

Juravinski Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2009.22.1614DOI Listing
November 2009

Positron emission tomography in staging early lung cancer: a randomized trial.

Ann Intern Med 2009 Aug 6;151(4):221-8, W-48. Epub 2009 Jul 6.

Ontario Clinical Oncology Group, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-151-4-200908180-00132DOI Listing
August 2009

The management of thymoma: a systematic review and practice guideline.

J Thorac Oncol 2009 Jul;4(7):911-9

Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario at Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/jto.0b013e3181a4b8e0DOI Listing
July 2009

Should cost of care be considered in a clinical practice guideline?

J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2008 Mar;6(3):224-6

Department of Oncology, McMaster University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2008.0020DOI Listing
March 2008

18Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer: a systematic review.

J Natl Cancer Inst 2007 Dec 27;99(23):1753-67. Epub 2007 Nov 27.

Odette Cancer Centre and University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jnci/djm232DOI Listing
December 2007

The role of radiation therapy in malignant pleural mesothelioma: a systematic review.

Radiother Oncol 2006 Jul 3;80(1):13-8. Epub 2006 Jul 3.

Toronto-Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2006.06.002DOI Listing
July 2006

The use of chemotherapy in patients with advanced malignant pleural mesothelioma: a systematic review and practice guideline.

J Thorac Oncol 2006 Jul;1(6):591-601

McMaster University at Hamilton Health Sciences and Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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July 2006

Adjuvant chemotherapy for completely resected non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2006 May 18;58(2):146-55. Epub 2006 Jan 18.

Peter MacCallum Cancer Center, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.critrevonc.2005.10.002DOI Listing
May 2006

Postoperative chemotherapy in nonsmall cell lung cancer: a systematic review.

Ann Thorac Surg 2006 May;81(5):1926-36

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S000349750500745
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2005.04.045DOI Listing
May 2006

Management of unresected stage III non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review.

J Thorac Oncol 2006 May;1(4):377-93

Juravinski Cancer Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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May 2006

Practitioner feedback on lung cancer practice guidelines in Ontario.

J Thorac Oncol 2006 Jan;1(1):10-8

Juravinski Cancer Center, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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January 2006

Taxanes as first-line therapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review and practice guideline.

Lung Cancer 2005 Dec 31;50(3):355-74. Epub 2005 Aug 31.

Department of Medical Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alt., Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2005.06.010DOI Listing
December 2005

Surgical management of malignant pleural mesothelioma: a systematic review and evidence summary.

Lung Cancer 2005 May 5;48(2):157-69. Epub 2005 Jan 5.

University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ont., Canada K1H 8L6.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S016950020400572
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2004.11.003DOI Listing
May 2005

The role of knowledge translation for cancer control in Canada.

Chronic Dis Can 2004 ;25(2):1-6

Cancer Care Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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February 2005

Influence of sex on toxicity and treatment outcome in small-cell lung cancer.

J Clin Oncol 2005 Feb;23(4):850-6

Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2005.03.171DOI Listing
February 2005

Job stress and job satisfaction of cancer care workers.

Psychooncology 2005 Jan;14(1):61-9

Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1H 1C4.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pon.820DOI Listing
January 2005

Better knowledge translation for effective cancer control: a priority for action.

Cancer Causes Control 2004 Jun;15(5):503-10

Cancer Care Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University, 1278 Tower Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 2Y9.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/B:CACO.0000036448.40295.1dDOI Listing
June 2004

Lifetime costs of colon and rectal cancer management in Canada.

Chronic Dis Can 2003 ;24(4):91-101

Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, 503 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1H 1C4.

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April 2004

Which cancer clinical trials should be considered for economic evaluation? Selection criteria from the National Cancer Institute of Canada's Working Group on Economic Analysis.

Chronic Dis Can 2003 ;24(4):102-7

Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2L7.

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April 2004

Postoperative radiotherapy in stage II or IIIA completely resected non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review and practice guideline.

Lung Cancer 2004 Apr;44(1):1-11

Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre, 699 Concession Street, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8V 5C2.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2003.09.020DOI Listing
April 2004

Photodynamic therapy in nonsmall cell lung cancer: a systematic review.

Ann Thorac Surg 2004 Apr;77(4):1484-91

University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital-General Campus, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2003.07.017DOI Listing
April 2004

Treatment of recurrent small cell lung cancer.

Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 2004 Apr;18(2):387-416

University of California at Davis Cancer Center, 4501 X Street, Suite 3016, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hoc.2003.12.010DOI Listing
April 2004

Evaluation of diagnostic assessment units in oncology: a systematic review.

J Clin Oncol 2004 Mar;22(6):1126-35

Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2L7 Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2004.06.057DOI Listing
March 2004

Cancer Care Ontario's New Drug Funding Program: controlled introduction of expensive anticancer drugs.

Chronic Dis Can 2002 ;23(4):152-6

Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2L7.

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April 2003

Cost-effectiveness of chemotherapy for nonsmall-cell lung cancer.

Curr Opin Oncol 2002 Jul;14(4):375-83

Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00001622-200207000-00001DOI Listing
July 2002