Category Archive: Center for Outcomes Research

Aug 15 2013

Presentation, Not Treatment, Responsible for Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Survival

Researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania recently published a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that shows differences in how breast cancer patients present at diagnosis are more responsible for racial disparities in 5-year survival than treatment disparities.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/presentation-not-treatment-responsible-for-racial-disparity-in-breast-cancer-survival/