|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||JAMA internal medicine|
|State||Published - Dec 2017|
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- Internal Medicine
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In: JAMA internal medicine, Vol. 177, No. 12, 12.2017, p. 1858-1860.
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T1 - Association of racial differences with end-of-life care quality in the United States
AU - Sharma, Rashmi K.
AU - Freedman, Vicki A.
AU - Mor, Vincent
AU - Kasper, Judith D.
AU - Gozalo, Pedro
AU - Teno, Joan M.
N1 - Funding Information: Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. Funding/Support: This study was supported by the LIVESTRONG Foundation (Dr Park), National Cancer Institute (U24 CA55727, Dr Armstrong, principal investigator and CA21765, Dr Roberts, principal investigator). Support to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital is also provided by the American Lebanese-Syrian Associated Charities (ALSAC). Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funding sources had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication. Additional Contributions: We thank the following collaborators for their valued contributions to this work: Giselle K. Perez, PhD, and Julia T. Rabin, BA, Mongan Institute for Health Policy Center, Massachusetts General Hospital; Cancer Center Survivorship Program, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center; Joel S. Weissman, PhD, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Ann C. Mertens, PhD, MS, at Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine; James D. Reschovsky, PhD, at Mathematica Policy Research; Leslie L. Robison, PhD, at Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children's Research Hospital; and Kelly A. Hyland, BA, at Moffitt Cancer Center. They were not compensated beyond their normal salaries. 1. Howlader N, Noone A, Krapcho M, et al. Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2011. Previous Version. SEER Cancer Statistics Review. https://seer.cancer.gov/archive /csr/1975_2011/. Accessed May 3, 2017. 2. Park ER, Li FP, Liu Y, et al; Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Health insurance coverage in survivors of childhood cancer: the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. J Clin Oncol. 2005;23(36):9187-9197. doi:10.1200/JCO.2005.01.7418 3. Public Law 111-148, Patient Protection and Affordable Care March 23, 2010. https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/PLAW-111publ148/pdf/PLAW-111publ148.pdf. Accessed May 3, 2017. 4. Park ER, Kirchhoff AC, Perez GK, et al. Childhood Cancer Survivor Study participants’ perceptions and understanding of the Affordable Care Act. J Clin Oncol. 2015;33(7):764-772. doi:10.1200/JCO.2014.58.0993 5. Park ER, Kirchhoff AC, Zallen JP, et al. Childhood Cancer Survivor Study participants’ perceptions and knowledge of health insurance coverage: implications for the Affordable Care Act. J Cancer Surviv. 2012;6(3):251-259. doi:10.1007/s11764-012-0225-y 6. Leopold C, Park ER, Nekhlyudov L. The impact of the affordable care act on cancer survivorship. Cancer J. 2017;23(3):181-189. Funding Information: Author Contributions: Drs Sharma and Kasper had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Kasper, Teno. Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors. Drafting of the manuscript: Sharma. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Freedman, Mor, Kasper, Gozalo, Teno. Statistical analysis: Sharma, Kasper, Gozalo, Teno. Obtained funding: Teno. Administrative, technical, or material support: Mor, Gozalo. Study supervision: Mor, Teno. Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. Funding/Support: This research was funded through a cooperative agreement with the National Institute on Aging (grant NIA U01AG032947) and the Retirement Research Foundation. Dr Teno is supported by a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Investigator Award. Dr Sharma is supported by a Mentored Research Scholar grant (MRSG 14-058-01-PCSM) from the American Cancer Society.
PY - 2017/12
Y1 - 2017/12
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U2 - 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4793
DO - 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.4793
M3 - Letter
C2 - 29052697
AN - SCOPUS:85039838258
SN - 2168-6106
VL - 177
SP - 1858
EP - 1860
JO - Archives of internal medicine (Chicago, Ill. : 1908)
JF - Archives of internal medicine (Chicago, Ill. : 1908)
IS - 12