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The association of race/ethnicity, insurance status, and socioeconomic factors with breast cancer care.

Authors
  • Freedman, Rachel A
  • Virgo, Katherine S
  • He, Yulei
  • Pavluck, Alexandre L
  • Winer, Eric P
  • Ward, Elizabeth M
  • Keating, Nancy L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cancer
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2011
Volume
117
Issue
1
Pages
180–189
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1002/cncr.25542
PMID: 20939011
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The modest association between black (vs white) race and guideline-recommended breast cancer care was insensitive to adjustment for insurance and area-level SES. Further study is required to better understand disparities and to ensure receipt of care.

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