African ancestry and higher prevalence of triple-negative breast cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • Breast Neoplasms

abstract

  • Our study demonstrates progressively increasing frequency of estrogen receptor-negative and triple-negative tumors among breast cancer patients with white American, African American, and Ghanaian/African backgrounds. This pattern indicates a need for additional investigations correlating the extent of African ancestry and high-risk breast cancer subtypes.

publication date

  • November 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3138711

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.25276

PubMed ID

  • 20629078

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 4926

end page

  • 32

volume

  • 116

number

  • 21