Racial disparities in treatment and survival of male breast cancer.

  title={Racial disparities in treatment and survival of male breast cancer.},
  author={Katherine Crew and Alfred I. Neugut and Xiaoyan Wang and Judith S. Jacobson and Victor R. Grann and George Raptis and Dawn L. Hershman},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  volume={25 9},
PURPOSE Black women with breast cancer have poorer survival than do white women, but little is known about racial disparities in male breast cancer. We analyzed race and other predictors of treatment and survival among men with stage I-III breast cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS We used the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Medicare database to identify men 65 years of age or older diagnosed with stage I-III breast cancer from 1991 to 2002. Multivariate regression was used to… CONTINUE READING