Factors that affect breast cancer treatment: Underserved and minority populations

Thelma C Hurd, Ted James, Jason M. Foster

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Abstract

Breast cancer treatment in underserved populations continues to deviate from established guidelines. Significant barriers persist at the system, physician, and patient levels that ultimately may affect survival adversely. Successful strategies to reduce the disparities must be developed to improve outcomes in this population of women.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-130
Number of pages12
JournalSurgical Oncology Clinics of North America
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2005
Externally publishedYes

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Vulnerable Populations
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Survival
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Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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Factors that affect breast cancer treatment : Underserved and minority populations. / Hurd, Thelma C; James, Ted; Foster, Jason M.

In: Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America, Vol. 14, No. 1, 01.02.2005, p. 119-130.

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