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Socioeconomic Status is Associated with Survival for Patients with Pancreatic Cancer

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An analysis of patients with pancreatic cancer showed that lower neighborhood socioeconomic status (SES) is associated with more advanced disease at diagnosis, lower probability of receiving surgery, and worse disease-related survival.

This study was published in the Journal of Comparative Effectiveness Research. The researchers evaluated data from the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results specialized SES registry for individuals diagnosed with pancreatic cancer between 2000 and 2015. A total of 83,902 participants were included in the analysis. Read more . . .

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