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Medicare program improved breast cancer hormonal therapy adherence

October 16, 2014
Women with breast cancer were more likely to adhere to hormonal therapy after surgery regardless of their ethnicity if they received a low-income…
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Parental status influenced cancer care decisions

October 15, 2014
Patients with advanced cancer who were parents often based their decisions about aggressive cancer treatment and hospice care on the fact they had…
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Social, demographic factors linked to mortality shortly after cancer surgery

October 15, 2014
Sociodemographic disparities were associated with an increased risk for mortality 1 month after cancer-directed surgery, according to results of a…
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Physician tumor board participation linked to clinical trial enrollment

October 14, 2014
Patients with lung or colorectal cancers whose physicians attended weekly multidisciplinary tumor board meetings were more likely to enroll in…