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Some hospitals open urgent care centers for cancer patients

Some large academic hospitals have opened separate urgent care centers for people with cancer after finding that many patients were calling after hours and being sent to emergency rooms.

Eighth-grader Montanique DeShay waits as Ashlyn Brooks, medical assistant at MedSpring Urgent Care in Austin, comes to check…

Some large academic hospitals have opened separate urgent care centers for people with cancer after finding that many patients were calling after hours and being sent to emergency rooms, where they were exposed to other illnesses while waiting for help with mouth sores, fevers, nausea and dehydration. (Baltimore Sun)

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