Diabetes and other comorbidities in breast cancer survival by race/ethnicity: the California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium (CBCSC).

@article{Wu2015DiabetesAO,
  title={Diabetes and other comorbidities in breast cancer survival by race/ethnicity: the California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium (CBCSC).},
  author={Anna H Wu and Allison W. Kurian and Marilyn L. Kwan and Esther M John and Yani Lu and Theresa H M Keegan and Scarlett Lin Gomez and I. J. Cheng and Salma Shariff-Marco and Bette Jane Caan and Valerie S. Lee and Jane Sullivan-Halley and Chiu-chen Tseng and Leslie Bernstein and Richard Sposto and Cheryl Vigen},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={361-8}
}
BACKGROUND The role of comorbidities in survival of patients with breast cancer has not been well studied, particularly in non-white populations. METHODS We investigated the association of specific comorbidities with mortality in a multiethnic cohort of 8,952 breast cancer cases within the California Breast Cancer Survivorship Consortium (CBCSC), which pooled questionnaire and cancer registry data from five California-based studies. In total, 2,187 deaths (1,122 from breast cancer) were… CONTINUE READING
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