Race Differences in Breast Cancer Survival

  title={Race Differences in Breast Cancer Survival},
  author={Beth A. Jones},
Abstract : This is a population based follow-up study of 145 African American (AA) and 177 white (W) women who were diagnosed with breast cancer between 1987 and 1989. As of January, 1999, 135 (41.9%) of the women had died with an average time to death of 4.7 years. Survival among AA women (56.9%) was significantly lower than survival in W women (68.9%) AGE-ADJUSTED Risk Ratio (RR! 1.73 (95% Confidence Interval ?CI) 1.21 - 2.48). The significant survival disadvantage persisted even with… CONTINUE READING