The influence of socioeconomic environment on cancer survival has been established in numerous studies in the EU and the US, prognosis being constantly poorer for the most underprivileged patients. The aim was to investigate the influence of distance to care centre and deprivation on colon cancer survival in France.
DEJARDIN, O., BOUVIER, A.M., FAIVRE, J., BOUTREUX, S., PUYOU DE POUVOURVILLE, G. and LAUNOY, G. (2008). Access to Care, Socioeconomic Deprivation and Colon Cancer Survival. Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 27(10), pp. 940-949.