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Ovarian Cancer Diagnosed and Treated Earlier Under ACA

Key clinical point: The ACA is associated with ovarian cancer diagnosis at earlier stages and with treatment within 30 days.

Major finding: Women with public insurance under the ACA had significant improvements in early-stage ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment within 30 days (DD = 2.5% for each).

Study details: A study of National Cancer Database surveys from more than 130,000 women.

Disclosures: Dr. Smith reported having no disclosures.


Smith A et al. ASCO 2019. Abstract LBA5563.