Health care access and health behaviors differ between those living in urban and rural communities and contribute to inequitable cancer health outcomes. The COVID-19 pandemic led to significant disruptions in daily life and health care delivery. This cross-sectional survey aimed to measure the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health behaviors of patients with cancer and survivors, comparing outcomes for urban and rural respondents.
Authors:Cole A, Andrilla CHA, Patterson DG, Davidson S, Mendoza J
Journal/Publisher:Cancer Research Communications
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Citation:Cole A, Andrilla CHA, Patterson DG, Davidson S, Mendoza J. Measuring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health behaviors and health care utilization in rural and urban patients with cancer and cancer survivors. Cancer Research Communications. 2023 Feb 7;3(2):215-22.