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IMPORTANCE Evidence from the US National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database suggests that the incidence of advanced breast cancer in young women is increasing. OBJECTIVE To quantify this trend and analyze it as a function of stage at diagnosis, race/ethnicity, residence, and hormone receptor status. DESIGN,(More)
BACKGROUND Young women with breast cancer experience inferior outcome and commonly manifest aggressive biological subtypes. Data is controversial regarding biological differences between breast tumors in young (diagnosed at <40 years of age) versus older women. We hypothesize there may be age-related expression differences in key genes for proliferation,(More)
BACKGROUND This study describes the prevalence of religious or spiritual (R/S) struggle in long-term survivors after hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT), demographic and medical correlates of R/S struggle, and its associations with depression and quality of life. METHODS Data were collected in conjunction with an annual survey of adult (age ≥18(More)
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