Importance of race on breast cancer survival.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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.