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Study says hospital inexperience linked to cancer complications, death
Ventura County Star

New research tallying cancer surgeries performed at hospitals across the state and Ventura County is backed by a simple premise. More is better.

The results of the study of 11 different procedures are posted hospital-by-hospital at www.CalQuality.org.

The numbers are intended to help people facing cancer surgery identify hospitals with more experience. Research shows a low volume of procedures performed increases the risk of complications and death, according to the study.

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