Joycelyn Lee Young

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BACKGROUND Studies have found significant race/ethnic and age differences in receipt of adjuvant chemotherapy for stages III colon and II/III rectal cancers. Little is known about the role of neighbourhood factors in these disparities. METHODS The 4748 Black and White patients from the Georgia Comprehensive Cancer Registry were diagnosed with stages III(More)
Trinidad and Tobago (TT) experiences the highest breast cancer mortality in the Caribbean; the distribution of traditional breast cancer risk factors in this population has not been analyzed. Data on women who underwent breast cancer screening at the TT Cancer Society between January 2009–December 2011(N = 2,689) were retrospectively collected. The(More)
603 Background: Among women with breast cancer, Black women experience a disproportionate excess in mortality, a reflection of their marked poorer survival, which persists even within stage and age groups. Adherence to first course treatment guidelines for breast cancer may not be uniform across racial/ethnic groups and could be a major contributing factor(More)
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