A Population-Based Observational Study of First-Course Treatment and Survival for Adolescent and Young Adult Females with Breast Cancer.

@article{DeRouen2013APO,
  title={A Population-Based Observational Study of First-Course Treatment and Survival for Adolescent and Young Adult Females with Breast Cancer.},
  author={Mindy C DeRouen and Scarlett Lin Gomez and David J Press and Li Tao and Allison W. Kurian and Theresa H M Keegan},
  journal={Journal of adolescent and young adult oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={95-103}
}
PURPOSE Young age at breast cancer diagnosis is associated with poor survival. However, little is known about factors associated with first-course treatment receipt or survival among adolescent and young adult (AYA) females aged 15-39 years. METHODS Data regarding 19,906 eligible AYA breast cancers diagnosed in California during 1992-2009 were obtained from the population-based California Cancer Registry. Multivariable logistic regression was used to evaluate clinical and sociodemographic… CONTINUE READING

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Black and Hispanic AYAs diagnosed with in situ or stages I - III breast cancer were more likely than White AYAs to receive breast - conserving surgery ( BCS ) without radiation ; Asian and Hispanic AYAs were more likely than Whites to receive mastectomy .
Black and Hispanic AYAs diagnosed with in situ or stages I - III breast cancer were more likely than White AYAs to receive breast - conserving surgery ( BCS ) without radiation ; Asian and Hispanic AYAs were more likely than Whites to receive mastectomy .
Black and Hispanic AYAs diagnosed with in situ or stages I - III breast cancer were more likely than White AYAs to receive breast - conserving surgery ( BCS ) without radiation ; Asian and Hispanic AYAs were more likely than Whites to receive mastectomy .
Black and Hispanic AYAs diagnosed with in situ or stages I - III breast cancer were more likely than White AYAs to receive breast - conserving surgery ( BCS ) without radiation ; Asian and Hispanic AYAs were more likely than Whites to receive mastectomy .
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