Impact of timing of adjuvant chemotherapy initiation and completion after surgery on racial disparities in survival among women with breast cancer.

@article{Nurgalieva2013ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of timing of adjuvant chemotherapy initiation and completion after surgery on racial disparities in survival among women with breast cancer.},
  author={Zhannat Z Nurgalieva and Louisa Franzini and Robert O. Morgan and Sally W. Vernon and Charlos Chih-Ho Liu and Xianglin L. Du},
  journal={Medical oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={419}
}
While large differences by race/ethnicity in breast cancer survival are well established, it is unknown whether differences in quality of chemotherapy delivered explain the racial/ethnic disparities in survival among black, Hispanic, Asian, and white women with breast cancer. We evaluated factors associated with time to initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy and chemotherapy completion and examined outcomes data among women with breast cancer. Patients who initiated chemotherapy later than 3… CONTINUE READING

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