Impact of care at NCI Comprehensive Cancer Centers (NCICCC) on cancer outcome: Results from a population-based study.

@article{Sun2014ImpactOC,
  title={Impact of care at NCI Comprehensive Cancer Centers (NCICCC) on cancer outcome: Results from a population-based study.},
  author={C Z Sun and Tongjun Kang and Laura C. Wyatt and Arti Hurria and Smita Bhatia},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 30_suppl},
  pages={188}
}
188 Background: Despite advances in therapy and supportive care, prognosis for certain cancers remains poor. Rigorous processes ensure quality of research, clinical care and education at NCICCC. However, impact of site of care on survival and access to NCICCC for vulnerable subpopulations (race/ethnicity, payor) remains unstudied. METHODS We constructed a population-based cohort of 53,618 patients diagnosed between 22y-65y with adult-onset cancers and reported to LA County cancer registry… CONTINUE READING

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