Breast carcinoma tumor characteristics in black and white women.

@article{Elmore1998BreastCT,
  title={Breast carcinoma tumor characteristics in black and white women.},
  author={Joann G. Elmore and Victoria M Moceri and Darryl Carter and Eric B. Larson},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1998},
  volume={83 12},
  pages={
          2509-15
        }
}
BACKGROUND A significant disparity in mortality rates exists between black and white patients with breast carcinoma. This study was designed to compare breast carcinoma tumor characteristics by race and to examine the possible reasons for these differences. METHODS Female patients with an initial diagnosis of breast carcinoma between January 1, 1985 and December 31, 1993 were selected from the Yale-New Haven Hospital Tumor Registry for this retrospective cohort study. All black patients were… CONTINUE READING

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