Socioeconomic Inequalities in Lung Cancer Treatment: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

  title={Socioeconomic Inequalities in Lung Cancer Treatment: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={Lynne F Forrest and Jean Adams and Helen Wareham and Greg Rubin and Martin White},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
BACKGROUND Intervention-generated inequalities are unintended variations in outcome that result from the organisation and delivery of health interventions. Socioeconomic inequalities in treatment may occur for some common cancers. Although the incidence and outcome of lung cancer varies with socioeconomic position (SEP), it is not known whether socioeconomic inequalities in treatment occur and how these might affect mortality. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of existing… CONTINUE READING
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