Deprivation and survival from breast cancer.

@article{Schrijvers1995DeprivationAS,
  title={Deprivation and survival from breast cancer.},
  author={Carola T. M. Schrijvers and Johan Pieter Mackenbach and Janita M Lutz and Michael J. Quinn and Michel Philippe Coleman},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1995},
  volume={72},
  pages={738 - 743}
}
We studied the association between deprivation and survival from breast cancer in 29,676 women aged 30 and over who were diagnosed during the period 1980-89 in the area covered by the South Thames Regional Health Authority. The measure of deprivation was the Carstairs Index of the census enumeration district of each woman's residence at diagnosis. We studied the impact of stage at diagnosis, morphology and type of treatment on this association, with the relative survival rate and the hazard… CONTINUE READING

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