Socioeconomic status and breast carcinoma survival in four racial/ethnic groups: a population-based study.

@article{Omalley2003SocioeconomicSA,
  title={Socioeconomic status and breast carcinoma survival in four racial/ethnic groups: a population-based study.},
  author={Cynthia O'malley and Gem M Le and Sally L Glaser and Sarah J. Shema and Dee W. West},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2003},
  volume={97 5},
  pages={
          1303-11
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although overall survival for invasive breast carcinoma remains high, black women experience poorer survival than whites. Less is known about the survival of Hispanics and Asians, who may share clinical and socioeconomic risk factors similar to blacks. To better understand racial/ethnic survival patterns, we investigated the effect of socioeconomic status (SES) and disease stage on racial/ethnic differences in breast carcinoma survival in a large population-based cohort. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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