Nativity disparities in late-stage diagnosis and cause-specific survival among Hispanic women with invasive cervical cancer: an analysis of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data

@article{Montealegre2013NativityDI,
  title={Nativity disparities in late-stage diagnosis and cause-specific survival among Hispanic women with invasive cervical cancer: an analysis of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results data},
  author={Jane Richards Montealegre and Renke Zhou and Ehsan Amirian and Michele Follen and Michael Scheurer},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2013},
  volume={24},
  pages={1985-1994}
}
PurposeWhile cervical cancer screening and risk behaviors have been found to vary among US- and foreign-born Hispanic women, many cancer epidemiology studies have conceptualized Hispanics as a homogenous group. Here, we examine differences in cervical cancer stage at diagnosis and survival among Hispanic women by nativity.MethodsWe use data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program, 1998–2008. Nativity was based on place of birth and was categorized as US versus foreign born… CONTINUE READING
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