Importance of race on breast cancer survival.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Annals of surgical oncology, Volume 4, Issue 1, p.80-7 (1997)


Adult, African Continental Ancestry Group, Breast Neoplasms, European Continental Ancestry Group, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Likelihood Functions, Middle Aged, Multivariate Analysis, Neoplasm Metastasis, Neoplasm Recurrence, Local, Prognosis, Proportional Hazards Models, Receptors, Cell Surface, Risk Factors, Survival Analysis, United States


Breast cancer survival has been shown to be significantly less among black women than white women. The reason for this difference in survival is unclear.