Association Between Primary Payer Status and Survival in Patients With Stage III Colon Cancer: An National Cancer Database Analysis.


Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE. Electronic address: [Email]


Colon cancer is the third most frequent cancer diagnosis, and primary payer status has been shown to be associated with treatment modalities and survival in cancer patients. The goal of our study was to determine the between-insurance differences in survival in patients with clinical stage III colon cancer using data from the National Cancer Database (NCDB).


Colon cancer,Insurance status,National Cancer Database,Socioeconomic status,Survival outcomes,