Cancer survival in Kentucky and health insurance coverage.

@article{McDavid2003CancerSI,
  title={Cancer survival in Kentucky and health insurance coverage.},
  author={Kathleen McDavid and Thomas C. Tucker and Andrew Sloggett and Michel Philippe Coleman},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={163 18},
  pages={2135-44}
}
BACKGROUND Access to health insurance influences the amount and quality of health care received, which in turn is likely to be related to survival. Few studies have systematically examined cancer survival by individual level health insurance data from a state population-based cancer registry for 4 anatomic sites. METHODS Men and women aged 18 to 99 years who were registered from 1995 to 1998 with the Kentucky Cancer Registry, Lexington, with colorectal, lung, breast, or prostate cancer were… CONTINUE READING

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