The effect of marital status on breast cancer-related outcomes in women under 65: A SEER database analysis.

@article{Hinyard2017TheEO,
  title={The effect of marital status on breast cancer-related outcomes in women under 65: A SEER database analysis.},
  author={Leslie Hinyard and Lorinette S Wirth and Jennifer M Clancy and Theresa L. Schwartz},
  journal={Breast},
  year={2017},
  volume={32},
  pages={13-17}
}
BACKGROUND Marital status is strongly associated with improved health and longevity. Being married has been shown to be positively associated with survival in patients with multiple different types of malignancy; however, little is known about the relationship between marital status and breast cancer in younger women. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of marital status on diagnosis, and survival of women under the age of 65 with breast cancer. METHODS The SEER 18 regions… CONTINUE READING