Racial and ethnic differences in breast cancer survival: how much is explained by screening, tumor severity, biology, treatment, comorbidities, and demographics?

@article{Curtis2008RacialAE,
  title={Racial and ethnic differences in breast cancer survival: how much is explained by screening, tumor severity, biology, treatment, comorbidities, and demographics?},
  author={Elana T Curtis and Chris Quale and David A. Haggstrom and Rebecca Smith-Bindman},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={112 1},
  pages={
          171-80
        }
}
BACKGROUND The reasons for race/ethnicity (R/E) differences in breast cancer survival have been difficult to disentangle. METHODS Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare data were used to identify 41,020 women aged > or =68 years with incident breast cancer between 1994-1999 including African American (2479), Hispanic (1172), Asian/Pacific Island (1086), and white women (35,878). A Cox proportional hazards model assessed overall and stage-specific (0/I, II/III, and IV) R/E… CONTINUE READING
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