NBOCA Peer-Reviewed Publications

Links to NBOCA peer-reviewed publications; covering important topics in more depth.

The NBOCA are involved in the ongoing publication of high-quality peer-reviewed articles. The most recent of these are detailed below. New publications will be announced via this website and Twitter.

Boyle JM, Kuryba A, Cowling TE et al. Survival outcomes associated with completion of adjuvant oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy for stage III colon cancer: A national population-based study.

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Boyle JM, Kuryba A, Braun MS et al. Validity of chemotherapy information derived from routinely collected healthcare data: A national cohort study of colon cancer patients.

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Boyle JM, Kuryba A, Blake H et al. The impact of the first peak of the COVID-19 pandemic on colorectal cancer services in England and Wales: A national survey.

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Kuryba A, Boyle JM, Blake H et al. Surgical Treatment and Outcomes of Colorectal Cancer Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A National Population-based Study in England.

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Boyle JM, Kuryba A, Cowling TE et al. Determinants of variation in the use of adjuvant chemotherapy for Stage III colon cancer in England. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2020; 32(5):e135-e144

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Cowling TE, Bellot A, Boyle J, Walker K, Kuryba A, Galbraith S, Aggarwal A, Braun M, Sharples LD, van der Meulen J. One-year mortality of colorectal cancer patients: development and validation of a prediction model using linked national electronic data. Br J Cancer. 2020 Nov;123(10):1474-1480. doi: 10.1038/s41416-020-01034-w. Epub 2020 Aug 24.

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Vallance AE, van der Meulen J, Kuryba A et al. The impact of advancing age on incidence of hepatectomy and post-operative outcomes in patients with colorectal cancer liver metastases: a population-based cohort study. HPB. 2018
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Vallance AE, Fearnhead NS, Kuryba A et al. Effect of public reporting of surgeons’ outcomes on patient selection, “gaming”, and mortality in colorectal cancer surgery in England: a population-based cohort study. BMJ. 2018; 361: k1581
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Vallance AE, van der Meulen K, Kuryba A et al. Socioeconomic differences in selection for liver resection in metastatic colorectal cancer and the impact on survival. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2018; pii: S0748-7983(18)31078-3
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Vallance AE, van der Meulen J, Kuryba A et al. The timing of liver resection in patients with colorectal cancer and synchronous liver metastases: a population-based study of current practice and survival. Colorectal Dis. 2018; 20(6): 486-495
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Vallance AE, Keller DS, Hill J et al. Role of emergency laparoscopic colectomy for colorectal cancer: a population-based study in England. Ann Surg. 2018
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Vallance AE, van der Meulen JH, Kuryba A et al. Impact of hepatobiliary service centralization on treatment and outcomes in patients with colorectal cancer and liver metastases. Br J Surg. 2017; 104(7): 918-925
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Kuryba A, Scott N, Hill J et al. Determinants of stoma reversal in rectal cancer patients who had an anterior resection between 2009 and 2012 in the English National Health Service. Colorectal Dis. 2016; 18(6): 199-205
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Wallace D, Walker K, Kuryba A et al. Identifying patients at risk of emergency admission for colorectal cancer. Br J Cancer. 2014; 111(3): 577-580
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Walker K, Finan PJ & van der Meulen JH. Model for risk adjustment of postoperative mortality in patients with colorectal cancer. BJS. 2014; 102(3): 269-280
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Taylor A, Neuburger J, Walker K et al. How is feedback from national clinical audits used? Views from the English National Health Service trust audit leads. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2016; 21(2): 91-100
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