Incidence and survival rates for young blacks with nasopharyngeal carcinoma in the United States.

@article{Richey2006IncidenceAS,
  title={Incidence and survival rates for young blacks with nasopharyngeal carcinoma in the United States.},
  author={Luke M Richey and Andrew F. Olshan and Jonathan R. George and Carol G. Shores and Adam M. Zanation and Trinitia Y Cannon and Mark C. Weissler},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={132 10},
  pages={1035-40}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the incidence rates of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) among US black, white, and Asian/Pacific Islander (Asian) populations, with a focus on those diagnosed before age 20 years and between ages 20 and 29 years. Our secondary objective was to determine differences in survival rates between US blacks, whites, and Asians with NPC who were younger than 30 years. DESIGN Data from the National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) tumor registry… CONTINUE READING

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