Study Examines Treatment Delays In Young Women With Breast Cancer By Race/Ethnicity
From Breast Cancer News From Medical News Today
April 26, 2013 - 5:00am
Young women with breast cancer who experience a longer treatment delay time (TDT) have significantly decreased survival time compared with those with a shorter TDT, especially African-American women, those with public or no insurance, and those with low socioeconomic status, according to a report published Online First by JAMA Surgery, a JAMA Network publication...Continue reading this article »
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