Factors influencing time between surgery and radiotherapy: A population based study of breast cancer patients

S. Katik, M. Gort, J. J. Jobsen, J. H. Maduro, H. Struikmans, S. Siesling*

*Bijbehorende auteur voor dit werk

OnderzoeksoutputAcademicpeer review

156 Downloads (Pure)


This study describes variation in the time interval between surgery and radiotherapy in breast cancer (BC) patients and assesses factors at patient, hospital and radiotherapy centre (RTC) level influencing this variation. To do so, the factors were investigated in BC patients using multilevel logistic regression. The study sample consisted of 15,961 patients from the Netherlands Cancer Registry at 79 hospitals and 19 (RTCs) with breast-conserving surgery or mastectomy directly followed by radiotherapy. The percentage of patients starting radiotherapy

Originele taal-2English
Pagina's (van-tot)468-475
Aantal pagina's8
TijdschriftThe Breast
Nummer van het tijdschrift4
StatusPublished - aug-2015

Citeer dit