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

      We were pleased to learn of Mr. Xie's interest in our recently published article in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, entitled “Financial Hardship, Healthcare Utilization, and Health Among U.S. Cancer Survivors.”
      • Zheng Z
      • Han X
      • Zhao J
      • et al.
      Financial hardship, healthcare utilization, and health among U.S. cancer survivors.
      Using multiple years of the National Health Interview Survey (2013–2017), we found that medical and nonmedical financial hardships are independently associated with more emergency department visits, lower receipt of some preventive services (e.g., influenza vaccine, breast cancer screening), and worse self-rated health in cancer survivors.
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