Access to Cancer Services for Rural Colorectal Cancer Medicare Patients: A Multi-State Study


This study compiled a comprehensive database linking Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) cancer registry, Medicare claims, American Medical Association Masterfile, and other data to examine access to cancer services in a sample of rural, Medicare-insured colorectal cancer patients of different racial and ethnic groups. Funded by HRSA’s FORHP.






Authors Title Type Date Documents/Media
Baldwin LM, Cai Y, Larson EH, Dobie SA, Wright GE, Goodman DC, Matthews M, Hart LG Access to cancer services for rural colorectal cancer patients PUBLICATION 10-01-2008 Article
Project summary: access to cancer services for rural colorectal cancer patients. PUBLICATION 10-31-2007
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