Do young breast cancer patients have worse outcomes?

@article{Maggard2003DoYB,
  title={Do young breast cancer patients have worse outcomes?},
  author={Melinda A. Maggard and Jessica B O'connell and Karen E. Lane and Jerome H. Liu and David A. Etzioni and Clifford Y. Ko},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  year={2003},
  volume={113 1},
  pages={109-13}
}
INTRODUCTION Previous studies have suggested that young breast cancer patients have poorer survival as compared with their older counterparts. Most of this research reflects single institution experiences that may not be representative of the population. This study was designed to determine whether young breast cancer patients have poorer survival as compared with an older cohort using a national population-based cancer registry and, more specifically, to determine whether differences in… CONTINUE READING

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