Colorectal cancer survival outcomes better for private hospital patients
By Michael Woodhead
3 Feb 2020
Patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) receive more treatment and have significantly better survival times if treated in a private hospital rather than the public system, a study from South Australia shows. A review of data for 3470 patients treated for mCRC between 2006 – 2015 found that 30% were treated in private hospitals. Public ...