Racial disparities in breast cancer outcome

@article{Demicheli2007RacialDI,
  title={Racial disparities in breast cancer outcome},
  author={Romano Demicheli and Michael W. Retsky and William J. M. Hrushesky and Michael J. Baum and Isaac D. Gukas and Ismail Jatoi},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={110}
}
Since the 1970s, overall age‐adjusted breast cancer mortality rates in the U.S. have been higher among African American (AA) women than among Caucasian American (CA) women. The racial disparity is not fully explainable based on socioeconomic factors. Suspected biologic factors underlying this trend may be interpreted by both epidemiologic and clinical perspectives. Descriptive epidemiologic studies suggest that breast cancer may be a mixture of at least 2 main diseases and/or causal pathways… 

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