Prognosis among African-American women and white women with lymph node negative breast carcinoma: findings from two randomized clinical trials of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP).

@article{Dignam1997PrognosisAA,
  title={Prognosis among African-American women and white women with lymph node negative breast carcinoma: findings from two randomized clinical trials of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP).},
  author={James J. Dignam and Carol K. Redmond and Bernard Fisher and J. P. Costantino and Brenda Kay Edwards},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={80 1},
  pages={80-90}
}
BACKGROUND A disparity in breast carcinoma survival between African-American and white women has been noted over the past several decades. A major factor implicated in this disparity is stage of disease at diagnosis. In this study, survival and related endpoints were examined among African-American women and white women with lymph node negative breast carcinoma who participated in two randomized clinical trials of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP). METHODS… CONTINUE READING