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Challenges of Rural Cancer Care in the United States

Description
Highlights the impact of rurality affecting the care of rural cancer patients and healthcare providers treating cancer patients. Discussion includes the availability of cancer specialists, limited transportation services, lower socioeconomic status, health insurance coverage, less access to clinical trials, and the shortage of palliative and end-of-life staff and services.
Author(s)
Mary Charlton, Jennifer Schlichting, Catherine Chioreso, et al.
Citation
Oncology Journal, Practice & Policy, 29(9), 633-640
Date
09/2015
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Cancer · Health insurance · Hospice and palliative care · Medicaid · Specialty care · Transportation