Influence of ACA on cancer outcomes

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    Recinda Sherman

    Have you seen any impact of the ACA (Affordable Care Act) on your cancer rates or stage distribution? For instance, have you seen changes in young adult cancers as they stay on their parent’s insurance longer? What type of analysis should we be conducting to document any potential changes?
    For reference, please see this NAACCReview and it’s associated paper by Dr. Han:

    The Affordable Care Act and Cancer Stage at Diagnosis Among Young Adults


    Hello, the New Jersey Cancer Registry is working on a collaborative project with the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey to look at some of these issues. We conducted a survey among cancer patients diagnosed pre- and post-ACA and are analyzing the data now. Please contact Dr. Jennifer Tsui at the Cancer Institute for more information:

    Linh Pham


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