Bias against divorced, widowed, or never-married in cancer treatment

This Washington Post article reports on research findings concerning the influence of marital status on cancer treatment.  Married patients tend to receive more aggressive treatment than divorced, widowed, or never-married patients.  To read an NPR interview with the author, Joan DelFattore, click on the following link:  https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675139557/why-cancer-treatment-can-differ-for-those-who-arent-married