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Effect of fragmentation of cancer care on treatment use and survival in hepatocellular carcinoma.

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Summary of "Effect of fragmentation of cancer care on treatment use and survival in hepatocellular carcinoma."

Fragmented cancer care (FC), or care received from multiple institutions, increases systemic health care costs and potentiates cancer care disparities. There is a paucity of data on mechanisms contributing to FC and the resulting effect on patient outcomes. This study characterized patient- and hospital-level factors associated with FC, time to treatment (TTT), and overall survival (OS) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

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Name: Cancer
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