Racial Disparities in Esophageal Cancer Outcomes

@article{Revels2012RacialDI,
  title={Racial Disparities in Esophageal Cancer Outcomes},
  author={MA MS Sha’Shonda L. Revels and MPH Arden M. Morris and Rishindra M. Reddy and BS CliffordAkateh and MS Sandra L. Wong},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={20},
  pages={1136-1141}
}
Racial disparities in outcomes have been documented among patients with esophageal cancer. The purpose of this study is to identify mechanisms for ethnicity/race-related differences in the use of cancer-directed surgery and mortality. Data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) program were used to evaluate non-Hispanic black, non-Hispanic white and Hispanic patients diagnosed with non-metastatic esophageal cancer (squamous cell carcinoma or adenocarcinoma) from 2003–2008… CONTINUE READING
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