Medicaid expansion, association with breast cancer stage at diagnosis

What The Study Did: Researchers investigated the association between the stage of breast cancer at diagnosis and the insurance status, age and race/ethnicity of patients before and after the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

Authors: Tristen S. Park, M.D., of the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1495)

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