Breast cancer treatment and ethnicity in British Columbia, Canada

@inproceedings{Yavari2009BreastCT,
  title={Breast cancer treatment and ethnicity in British Columbia, Canada},
  author={Parvin Yavari and Maria Cristina Barroetavena and T. Greg Hislop and Chris D. Bajdik},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2009}
}
Racial and ethnic disparities in breast cancer incidence, stage at diagnosis, survival and mortality are well documented; but few studies have reported on disparities in breast cancer treatment. This paper compares the treatment received by breast cancer patients in British Columbia (BC) for three ethnic groups and three time periods. Values for breast cancer treatments received in the BC general population are provided for reference. Information on patients, tumour characteristics and… CONTINUE READING