Effect of hospital safety net designation on treatment use and survival in hepatocellular carcinoma.
Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.
Department of Clinical Science, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.
- Published Article
Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
- Publication Date
Feb 15, 2018
Patients at SNHs are less likely to undergo HCC treatment, even when diagnosed at an early stage, which likely contributes to worse survival. System-level differences in care delivery may partly explain racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in HCC prognosis. Cancer 2018;124:743-51. © 2017 American Cancer Society.
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