Racial disparities in the survival of American children, adolescents, and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute myelogenous leukemia, and Hodgkin lymphoma

@article{Kahn2016RacialDI,
  title={Racial disparities in the survival of American children, adolescents, and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, acute myelogenous leukemia, and Hodgkin lymphoma},
  author={Justine M Kahn and Theresa H M Keegan and Li Tao and Renata Abrah{\~a}o and Archie Bleyer and Aaron D Viny},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={122 17},
  pages={
          2723-30
        }
}
BACKGROUND Race-based survival in children and adolescents with hematologic malignancies has been a national challenge for decades. Large-scale investigations of age- and race-based survival trends over time in these patients have not previously been reported. The objective of this study was to investigate whether race- and age-related differences in pediatric and adolescent and young adult (AYA) leukemia and lymphoma survival persist and to what extent these differences have changed over time… CONTINUE READING

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