Analysis IDs factors behind racial gap in breast cancer survival

07/23/2013 | USA Today · Reuters

Overall, breast cancer survival is three years shorter in black women compared with white women, possibly due to differences in health and tumor characteristics at diagnosis, U.S. researchers said. Focusing on improved overall health and diagnostic advances would do more to ease the racial gap in survival rates than improvements in cancer treatments, researcher Dr. Jeffrey Silber said. The analysis was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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