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Worry About Daily Financial Needs and Food Insecurity Among Cancer Survivors in the United States

Zhiyuan Zheng, Ahmedin Jemal, Reginald Tucker-Seeley, Matthew P. Banegas, Xuesong Han, Ashish Rai, Jingxuan Zhao, and K. Robin Yabroff

sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized US population. Because deidentified NHIS data are publicly available, this study was exempt from Institutional Review Board review. The survey collects information on demographic characteristics, access to and

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Abstracts From the NCCN 2023 Annual Conference

of PC referrals, and absolute and change in quality of life at 9 weeks for patients who receive PC compared to controls. Results/Findings: Study in progress. Differences between arms in baseline characteristics and clinical outcomes will be assessed

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Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy First, Followed by Chemoradiation and Then Surgery, in the Management of Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer

Andrea Cercek, Karyn A. Goodman, Carla Hajj, Emily Weisberger, Neil H. Segal, Diane L. Reidy-Lagunes, Zsofia K. Stadler, Abraham J. Wu, Martin R. Weiser, Philip B. Paty, Jose G. Guillem, Garrett M. Nash, Larissa K. Temple, Julio Garcia-Aguilar, and Leonard B. Saltz

measured. 15 Pathologic complete response (pathCR) was defined as the complete disappearance of all tumor cells. Results Patient Characteristics Of approximately 300 patients with rectal cancer treated between 2007 and 2012 at MSKCC and its

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Use of Palliative Chemotherapy for Advanced Bladder Cancer: Patterns of Care in Routine Clinical Practice

Andrew G. Robinson, Xuejiao Wei, William J. Mackillop, Yingwei Peng, and Christopher M. Booth

( Figure 1 ). Table 1 shows the characteristics of these 8,005 patients; notably, only 39% (n=3,146) had previously received radical-intent surgery or radiation-therapy. The advanced age (75% were >70 years) and sex distribution (73% were male) were

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New Persistent Opioid and Benzodiazepine Use After Curative-Intent Treatment in Patients With Breast Cancer

Mandy R. Sakamoto, Megan Eguchi, Christine M. Azelby, Jennifer R. Diamond, Christine M. Fisher, Virginia F. Borges, Cathy J. Bradley, and Peter Kabos

Characteristics We used SEER data on patient age, year of diagnosis, race/ethnicity, marital status, poverty rate at the census tract, education level, practice setting, census tract rural-urban commuting area codes, geographic region, and tumor stage ( Table 1

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Risk Factors for Development of Hypocalcemia in Patients With Cancer Treated With Bone-Modifying Agents

Paul S. White, Michael Dennis, Eric A. Jones, Janice M. Weinberg, and Shayna Sarosiek

characteristics are provided in Table 1 . Median patient age was 62 years (range, 25–97 years), and 466 patients were female (56%) and 369 were male (44%). Of this cohort, 370 (44%) were black, 305 (37%) were white, 84 (10%) were Hispanic, 22 (3%) were Asian, 10

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Safety and Efficacy of FOLFOX Followed by Cetuximab for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer With Severe Liver Dysfunction

Raymond Elsoueidi, Jessica Craig, Hesham Mourad, and Elie M. Richa

liver. Figure 4 Timeline figure indicating the procedures and chemotherapy (cetuximab) in relation to total bilirubin. Table 1 Comparison of Treated Patients and Their Characteristics and Outcomes The successful

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Cardiovascular Implications of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Inhibition Among Adolescents/Young Adults in ECOG-ACRIN E2805

Wendy J. Bottinor, Yael Flamand, Naomi B. Haas, Anne M. ONeill, Robert S. DiPaola, Pearl Subramanian, David Cella, W. Gregory Hundley, Lynne I. Wagner, John M. Salsman, and Bonnie Ky

% confidence intervals were reported for all estimates. SAS 9.0 (SAS Institute Inc.) was used for all analyses. Results Patient Characteristics E2805 accrued 1,943 participants aged ≥18 years from April 2006 through September 2010. A total of 1

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Using NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology to Measure the Quality of Colorectal Cancer Care in the Veterans Health Administration

George L. Jackson, Leah L. Zullig, S. Yousuf Zafar, Adam A. Powell, Diana L. Ordin, Ziad F. Gellad, David Abbott, James M. Schlosser, Janis Hersh, and Dawn Provenzale

accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer in 2005; an additional 8 facilities [30%] were in the process of applying for accreditation). 21 Characteristics of the 27 facilities using CCQMS reports are detailed in Table 3

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A Prospective Cohort Study of Stability in Preferred Place of Death Among Patients With Stage IV Cancer in Singapore

Chetna Malhotra, Ling En Koh, Irene Teo, Semra Ozdemir, Isha Chaudhry, and Eric Finkelstein

% answered surveys at 6, 12, 18, and 24 months, respectively. The 134 patients excluded from the analysis were similar to those in our analytic sample (n=466) in terms of age and sex. Table 1 shows patient baseline characteristics. Table 1. Patient