Racial disparities and treatment trends in a large cohort of elderly black and white patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer.

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BACKGROUND This study investigated whether there was a significant gap in receipt of treatment for nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) between blacks and whites, and whether the gap or disparity changed during the past 12 years from 1991 to 2002. METHODS The study population consisted of 83,101 patients including 75,141 (90.4%) whites and 7960 (9.6%) blacks… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/cncr.24248

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