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Letter to the Editor Regarding “Financial Hardship, Healthcare Utilization, and Health Among U.S. Cancer Survivors”

      It was very interesting to read the article by Zheng et al.
      • Zheng Z
      • Han X
      • Zhao J
      • et al.
      Financial hardship, healthcare utilization, and health among U.S. cancer survivors.
      entitled “Financial Hardship, Healthcare Utilization, and Health Among U.S. Cancer Survivors” in Volume 59, Issue 1 of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. I deeply appreciate the authors for writing this important manuscript providing many insights about the cancer survivors in the U.S. However, an item in the manuscript was unclear to me.
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