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Failure to administer recommended chemotherapy: acceptable variation or cancer care quality blind spot?

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  • Ryan J Ellis Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Cary Jo R Schlick Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Joe Feinglass Division of General Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mary F Mulcahy Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Division of Hematology/Oncology, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Al B Benson Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Division of Hematology/Oncology, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sheetal M Kircher Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Division of Hematology/Oncology, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tony D Yang Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • David D Odell Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Karl Bilimoria Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, USA Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ryan P Merkow Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, USA Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ryan P Merkow; ryan.merkow{at}nm.org
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Ellis RJ, Schlick CJR, Feinglass J, et al
Failure to administer recommended chemotherapy: acceptable variation or cancer care quality blind spot?

Publication history

  • Received April 30, 2019
  • Revised July 2, 2019
  • Accepted July 9, 2019
  • First published July 31, 2019.
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January 20, 2020

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