The impact of socioeconomic status and race on trial participation for older women with breast cancer.

@article{Gross2005TheIO,
  title={The impact of socioeconomic status and race on trial participation for older women with breast cancer.},
  author={Cary P Gross and Giuseppe Filardo and Susan Taylor Mayne and Harlan M. Krumholz},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={103 3},
  pages={
          483-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND Older women, and older minorities in particular, are under represented in breast cancer trials. Although socioeconomic status (SES) is associated with both race and age, to the authors' knowledge little is known regarding the impact of SES on trial enrollment among older women with breast cancer. METHODS The authors performed a case-control study comparing women who were participants in National Cancer Institute cooperative group breast cancer trials (cases) with a population-based… CONTINUE READING
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