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Effect of Travel Distance and Rurality of Residence on Initial Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in VA Primary Care Patient with Cirrhosis

Description
Details a study on the role travel distance plays in the likelihood of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) surveillance initiation in VA patients with cirrhosis. Compares distance of cirrhosis patients to nearest VA medical center and the rates of screening for HCC.
Author(s)
Yolanda Rodriguez Villalvazo, Jennifer S. McDanel, Lauren A. Beste, et al.
Citation
Health Services Research, 55,103-112
Date
2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Cancer · Health disparities · Health screening · Statistics and data · Veterans