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Association of Nonadherence to Cancer Screening Examinations With Mortality From Unrelated Causes

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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Source Name: JAMA Internal Medicine


Dudith Pierre-Victor, Paul F. Pinsky

Patients who were nonadherent to participating in cancer screening tests experienced increased mortality from noncancer causes. It is hypothesized that such patients are also noncompliant with general medical care recommendations, and that such noncompliance represents a behavioral phenotype.

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