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Mary Katherine Montes de Oca, Lauren E. Wilson, Rebecca A. Previs, Anjali Gupta, Ashwini Joshi, Bin Huang, Maria Pisu, Margaret Liang, Kevin C. Ward, Maria J. Schymura, Andrew Berchuck, and Tomi F. Akinyemiju

well-documented survival advantage associated with receipt of guideline-concordant treatment and the reduced rates of guideline-concordant treatment receipt among Black patients, elucidating the healthcare access (HCA) factors driving racial inequities

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Antoine Eskander, Qing Li, Jiayue Yu, Julie Hallet, Natalie G. Coburn, Anna Dare, Kelvin K.W. Chan, Simron Singh, Ambica Parmar, Craig C. Earle, Lauren Lapointe-Shaw, Monika K. Krzyzanowska, Timothy P. Hanna, Antonio Finelli, Alexander V. Louie, Nicole Look Hong, Jonathan C. Irish, Ian J. Witterick, Alyson Mahar, Christopher W. Noel, David R. Urbach, Daniel I. McIsaac, Danny Enepekides, and Rinku Sutradhar

place during the COVID-19 pandemic. 3 – 8 Disruption to healthcare access may negatively impact early detection of cancers and lead to a spurious decline in observed cancer incidence. Some countries observed a decrease in incidence rates during the

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Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum

, Avoidable tragedies: disparities in healthcare access among medically underserved women diagnosed with cervical cancer . Gynecol Oncol 2015 ; 139 : 500 – 505 . 10.1016/j.ygyno.2015.10.017 26498912 5. Dessources K , Hari A , Pineda E , Socially

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Michael J. Herriges Jr, Rachel Shenhav-Goldberg, Juliet I. Peck, Sumeet K. Bhanvadia, Alicia Morgans, Fumiko Chino, Thenappan Chandrasekar, Oleg Shapiro, Joseph M. Jacob, Alina Basnet, Gennady Bratslavsky, and Hanan Goldberg

mortality rates. 1 , 2 The United States is also the only major economic power without publicly financed universal healthcare. Healthcare access in the United States is directly related to workplace-based insurance and a patient’s personal finances. 1 , 2

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Sara E. Nunnery, Andrew E. Fintel, W. Clay Jackson, Jason C. Chandler, Michael O. Ugwueke, and Mike G. Martin

. 2. Bustamante VA Fang H Garza J . Variations in healthcare access and utilization among Mexican immigrants: the role of documentation status . J Immigrant Minor Health 2012 ; 14 : 146 – 155 . 3. Bustamante VA Laugesen M Caban M

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The Cancer Center Cessation Initiative Telehealth Working Group

disproportionately greater for older adults and for those in low-income communities, rural areas, and communities of color, threatening to worsen preexisting disparities in healthcare access and health status. 2 , 3 Although technology barriers could worsen

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Lindsay J. Collin, Ming Yan, Renjian Jiang, Keerthi Gogineni, Preeti Subhedar, Kevin C. Ward, Jeffrey M. Switchenko, Joseph Lipscomb, Jasmine Miller-Kleinhenz, Mylin A. Torres, Jolinta Lin, and Lauren E. McCullough

healthcare access, that may have influenced the observed results. 38 Higher-quality care may lead to additional workup by tumor boards or care coordination, leading to better treatment timelines, which may not be equitable across racial/ethnic groups. 39

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Elizabeth A. Rohan, Beth Slotman, Amy DeGroff, Kerry Grace Morrissey, Jennifer Murillo, and Paul Schroy

screening, which detects disease early when treatment is the most effective. 4 Disparities in cancer screening persist and are based on race, ethnicity, and healthcare access and use, among other factors. 5 – 8 Studies have shown the effectiveness of PN in

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Justine M. Kahn and Melissa Beauchemin

outcomes (Figure 1A ) are mediated through multilevel factors impacting healthcare access and cancer care over the full cancer continuum (Figure 1B, C ). We propose that clinical practice guidelines are key to mitigating the variations in care that result

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Jonas A. de Souza, Mark J. Ratain, and A. Mark Fendrick

healthcare access among cancer survivors living in the United States . Cancer 2010 ; 116 : 3493 - 3504 . 2 Bernard DS Farr SL Fang Z . National estimates of out-of-pocket health care expenditure burdens among nonelderly adults with cancer: 2001