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Addressing unwarranted variation in clinical cancer practice

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In the clinical setting, the term 'unwarranted variation' refers to variations in patient outcomes that cannot be explained by the patient's illness or medical needs, or the dictates of evidence-based medicine. These variations persist even after adjusting for patient-related factors. Unwarranted variation depends on a mix of disparities, including inequalities in access to appropriate care in a wide variety of geographical and cultural settings, in the uptake and application of clin...

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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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