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Using administrative health data to describe colorectal and lung cancer care in New South Wales, Australia: a validation study

  • David E Goldsbury1Email author,
  • Katie Armstrong1,
  • Leonardo Simonella1,
  • Bruce K Armstrong2 and
  • Dianne L O’Connell1, 2, 3, 4
BMC Health Services Research201212:387

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-387

Received: 27 June 2012

Accepted: 3 November 2012

Published: 9 November 2012

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Original Submission
27 Jun 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Moyez Jiwa
30 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - allan spigelman
7 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Brigid Lynch
22 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - David Goldsbury
Resubmission - Version 3
22 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
3 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
9 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-12-387

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Authors’ Affiliations

Cancer Research Division, Cancer Council NSW
Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine University of New South Wales
School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health University of Newcastle