Quality of cancer care among foreign-born and US-born patients with lung or colorectal cancer.

@article{Nielsen2010QualityOC,
  title={Quality of cancer care among foreign-born and US-born patients with lung or colorectal cancer.},
  author={Signe Smith Nielsen and Yulei He and John Z. Ayanian and Scarlett Lin Gomez and Katherine Leslie Kahn and Dee W. West and Nancy L. Keating},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={116 23},
  pages={5497-506}
}
BACKGROUND Disparities in care have been documented for foreign-born cancer patients in the United States. However, few data are available regarding patients with lung and colorectal cancer. In the current study, the authors assessed whether patient-reported quality and receipt of recommended care differed between US-born and foreign-born cancer patients. METHODS The authors collected surveys and medical records for a population-based cohort including white, Hispanic, and Asian adults (2205… CONTINUE READING

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