Implications of the Affordable Care Act on Surgery and Cancer Care.

@article{Loehrer2018ImplicationsOT,
  title={Implications of the Affordable Care Act on Surgery and Cancer Care.},
  author={Andrew P. Loehrer and George J. Chang},
  journal={Surgical oncology clinics of North America},
  year={2018},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={
          603-614
        }
}
  • A. Loehrer, G. Chang
  • Published 1 October 2018
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Surgical oncology clinics of North America
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