Impact of Immigration Status on Cancer Outcomes in Ontario, Canada.

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Summary of "Impact of Immigration Status on Cancer Outcomes in Ontario, Canada."

Prior studies have documented inferior health outcomes in vulnerable populations, including racial minorities and those with disadvantaged socioeconomic status. The impact of immigration on cancer-related outcomes is less clear.


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Name: Journal of oncology practice
ISSN: 1935-469X
Pages: JOP2016019497


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