When a patient receives a cancer diagnosis, following the doctor's recommended treatment plan is critical to ensuring the best possible outcome for their situation. But for people who face mental health issues such as depression or who lack access to basic needs such as reliable transportation and food, adhering to treatment is easier said than done.
An analysis of federal data found no link between housing assistance and cancer screening rates, highlighting the importance of other barriers to care.
Research shows that social determinants of health affect how patients seek care as well as their outcomes.
Esophageal cancer outcomes differ at safety net hospitals compared to hospitals without a high safety net burden, but why?
(New York and Boston) - Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY), and Boston Medical Center, a private, not-for-profit, academic medical center, today announced a multi-year joint research study to identify and analyze potential sensitivity and resistance markers in patients treated with standard-of-care checkpoint inhibitors.