Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: Racial and gender disparities in survival (1993 to 2002), stage and grade (1993 to 2007)
African Continental Ancestry Group
Carcinoma, Transitional Cell
European Continental Ancestry Group
Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Survival differences by race and gender are partially explained by differences in tumor and demographic characteristics in black males and females, and fully explained by these characteristics in white females. Treatment delays and under treatment due to comorbid conditions, age and other factors may also contribute to these disparities.