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Quality of care for older Texas patients with colon cancer on the rise, still room for improvement

19:00 EST 14 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) Research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center finds adherence to surgical treatment guidelines has improved significantly among older Texas patients with colon cancer since 2001, while adherence to chemotherapy guidelines has remained largely unchanged. The study, published today in Cancer, identifies factors influencing adherence rates, including socioeconomic status and access to skilled physicians.

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