Assessment of Social Vulnerability in Pediatric Head, Neck Cancer Care & Prognosis

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About The Study: In this study of 37,000 patients with pediatric head and neck cancer, significant decreases in receipt of care and survival time were observed with increasing social determinants of health vulnerability.

Authors: Jeff C. Rastatter, M.D., M.S., of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and David J. Fei-Zhang, B.A., of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, are the corresponding authors.

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