Disparities in survival after female breast cancer diagnosis: a population-based study

@article{Tannenbaum2013DisparitiesIS,
  title={Disparities in survival after female breast cancer diagnosis: a population-based study},
  author={Stacey L. Tannenbaum and Tulay Koru-Sengul and Feng Miao and Margaret Mary Byrne},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2013},
  volume={24},
  pages={1705-1715}
}
Despite advances in treatment and increased screening, female breast cancer survival is affected by race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status (SES). The purpose of this study was to substantiate disparities in breast cancer mortality in a large and unique dataset containing 7 distinct racial groups, 31 comorbidities, demographic and clinical/pathological patient characteristics, and neighborhood poverty information. Florida Cancer Data System registry (1996–2007) linked with the Agency for… CONTINUE READING