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Geographical variation in social determinants of female breast cancer mortality across US counties

JAMA Network Open

2023-09-14
(Press-News.org) About The Study: The results of this study of 2,176 counties suggest that breast cancer mortality in the U.S. can be affected by where individuals live, and that more comprehensive and geographically targeted interventions may lead to healthier communities. 

Authors: Taylor Anderson, Ph.D., of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, is the corresponding author. 

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.33618)

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[Press-News.org] Geographical variation in social determinants of female breast cancer mortality across US counties
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