Lack of insurance cause of survivorship gap in minorities with cancer, study shows

Lack of insurance cause of survivorship gap in minorities with cancer, study shows

University of Illinois Cancer Center member Greg Calip led a new study that found lack of insurance coverage is a major cause of delayed breast cancer screening and treatment among minority women, which could lead to a decrease in a patient’s chance of survival. Dr. Susan Hong, director of survivorship at the UI Cancer Center, assisted Calip in the study, as did researchers at the Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine. Read more.

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