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Social determinants of health and the availability of cancer clinical trials in the US

JAMA Network Open

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: Substantial geographic disparities in cancer clinical trials availability exist throughout the United States, with the most socially vulnerable counties being far less likely to have any trial and having only a fraction of trials available, a disparity that has worsened over time. 

Corresponding Author: To contact the corresponding author, Rishi Robert Sekar, M.D., M.S., email 

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