BJU Int 2017 Oct 8. Epub 2017 Oct 8.
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Multidisciplinary Genitourinary Oncology, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.
: To identify changes in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after diagnosis of bladder cancer in older adults in comparison with a group of adults without bladder cancer (controls).Patients And Methods
: Data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results registries were linked with Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (MHOS) data. Medicare beneficiaries aged ≥65 years in the period 1998-2013, who were diagnosed with bladder cancer between baseline and follow-up through the MHOS, were matched with control subjects without cancer using propensity scores. Read More