A validated algorithm for register-based identification of patients with recurrence of breast cancer-Based on Danish Breast Cancer Group (DBCG) data.

Affiliation

Research Centre for Cancer Diagnosis in Primary Care (CaP), Research Unit for General Practice, Bartholins Allé 2, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark; Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Bartholins Allé 2, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Cancer recurrence is not routinely and completely registered in Danish national health registers, which challenges register-based research. The aim of this study was to develop and validate a register-based algorithm to identify patients with recurrence of breast cancer (BC).

Keywords

Algorithms,Breast neoplasms,Denmark,Recurrence,Registries,Validation studies,

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