Local recurrence and survival among black women with early-stage breast cancer treated with breast-conservation therapy or mastectomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Mastectomy, Segmental

abstract

  • LR and survival rates are not compromised by the use of BCT among black American patients. LR is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer death, regardless of treatment type. Younger age at diagnosis was not associated with an increased rate of LR after BCT in this series.

publication date

  • April 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s10434-999-0241-y

PubMed ID

  • 10340882

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 241

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 6

number

  • 3