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Subject Matter: Absence of Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment in Elderly Medicaid-Insured Nursing Home Residents
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Absence of Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment in Elderly Medicaid-Insured Nursing Home Residents

Cathy J. Bradley, Jan P. Clement, Chunchieh Lin

Affiliations of authors: Department of Health Administration (CJB, JPC, CL) and Massey Cancer Center (CJB), Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Correspondence to: Cathy J. Bradley, PhD, Department of Health Administration and Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grant House, 1008 Clay Street, PO Box 980203, Richmond, VA 23298-0203 (e-mail: cjbradley@vcu.edu ).

Background: Little is known about the effect cancer has on the lives of nursing home patients and the quality of care, including palliative care, delivered to them.

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Document Author: Department of Health Administration CJB JPC CL and Massey Cancer Center CJB Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond VA
Firm/Company: National Cancer Institute
Document Date: January 1, 1970
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