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Improvements in Sepsis-Associated Mortality in Hospitalized Cancer vs Non-Cancer Patients: A 12-Year Analysis Using Clinical Data.

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Summary of "Improvements in Sepsis-Associated Mortality in Hospitalized Cancer vs Non-Cancer Patients: A 12-Year Analysis Using Clinical Data."

There have been advances in both cancer and sepsis treatment over the past several decades, yet little is known about trends in sepsis-associated mortality in patients with versus without cancer.

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Name: Annals of the American Thoracic Society
ISSN: 2325-6621
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