Is race a poor prognostic factor in breast cancer Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
  • Paget's Disease, Mammary

abstract

  • Poor survival of African American breast cancer patients seems to be related to their advanced stage at presentation and young age. To improve survival in these women, efforts should be concentrated on aggressive screening at a young age to detect the disease at an earlier stage.

publication date

  • July 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S1072-7515(99)00055-1

PubMed ID

  • 10401739

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 41

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 189

number

  • 1