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Racial disparities in high-cost cancer treatment for children

JAMA Oncology

What The Study Did: This observational study looked at whether race and socioeconomic factors were associated with children enrolled in national clinical trials receiving high-cost proton radiotherapy for treatment of cancer.

Authors: Daphne A. Haas-Kogan, M.D., of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.2259)

Editor's Note: The article includes conflicts of interest and funding/support disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflict of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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