Cancer diagnosis associated with insurance coverage status

Dickinson, Cara
March 2008
Hem/Onc Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p16
The article discusses research being done on the association of cancer diagnosis with insurance coverage status . It references a study by M. T. Halpern et al published in the 2008 issue of "Lancet Oncology." The study calculated the odds ratios for the effect of insurance status and ethnicity on disease stage at the patients' time of diagnosis for 12 cancer sites.


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