Surgery

Half of gastric cancer patients diagnosed from ER visit

(HealthDay)—Half of patients with gastric cancer (GC) are diagnosed as a result of an emergency department visit, which is independently associated with increased mortality, according to a study published recently in the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Does health insurance status affect childhood cancer survival?

A new study examines whether insurance status may affect survival in children diagnosed with cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings suggest largely similar ...

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