Racial and age differences in multiple primary cancers after breast cancer: A population-based analysis

@article{Schwartz1989RacialAA,
  title={Racial and age differences in multiple primary cancers after breast cancer: A population-based analysis},
  author={Ann Grossbart Schwartz and Nawal E. Ragheb and Graeme M Swanson and William A. Satariano},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={1989},
  volume={14},
  pages={245-254}
}
The occurrence of multiple primary cancers was evaluated among 17,944 white and black female residents of Metropolitan Detroit diagnosed with breast cancer between 1973 and 1983. Invasive second primary cancers were diagnosed among 1106 of these women, almost twice the expected number. Subsequentin situ cancers were detected four times more often than expected. Fifty-six percent of the subsequent invasive cancers were of the breast (Standardized Incidence Ratio, SIR = 3.80). Black women… CONTINUE READING

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