Items Tagged ‘disparity’

July 7th, 2014

Recent Study Finds That African American Women Less Likely To Receive Standard Breast Cancer Treatment


New research from the The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that African American women diagnosed with early stage invasive breast cancer were 12 percent less likely than Caucasian women with the same diagnosis to receive axillary sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy, a minimally invasive technique, which has become the standard surgical procedure. […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Carcinoma In Situ Breast cancer, disparity, News, Stage I Node Negative Breast Cancer, Stages II-III Breast Cancer