Study examines factors affecting breast cancer outcomes

06/24/2010 | HealthDay News

Black women with breast cancer who were underinsured had poorer overall survival outcomes than their white counterparts, and the differences may be due to clinical and socio-demographic factors between the groups, U.S. researchers said. The study also revealed that black women were just as likely as white women to have breast-conserving procedures and adjuvant treatment, which is contrary to earlier findings.

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