Association of Social Risk Factors With Mortality Among Adults With New Cancer Diagnosis

JAMA Network Open

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About The Study: Researchers examined the associations of multiple social risk factors, including financial hardship, food insecurity, housing instability and transportation difficulties, with mortality risk among patients newly diagnosed with cancer in the United States.

Authors: Matthew P. Banegas, Ph.D., of the University of California, San Diego, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.33009)

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