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Insurance status as a modifier of the association between race and stage of prostate cancer diagnosis in Florida during 1995 and 2013.

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Summary of "Insurance status as a modifier of the association between race and stage of prostate cancer diagnosis in Florida during 1995 and 2013."

Cancer stage at diagnosis is a critical prognostic factor regarding a patient's health outcomes. It has yet to be shown whether insurance status across different race has any implications on the stage of disease at the time of diagnosis. This study aimed to investigate whether insurance status was a modifier of the association between race and stage of previously undetected prostate cancer at the time of diagnosis in Florida between 1995 and 2013.

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Name: Cancer epidemiology
ISSN: 1877-783X
Pages: 104-108

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