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Mammogram image quality as a potential contributor to disparities in breast cancer stage at diagnosis: an observational study
(BioMed Central, 2013-04)
Background: In an ongoing study of racial/ethnic disparities in breast cancer stage at diagnosis, we consented patients to allow us to review their mammogram images, in order to examine the potential role of mammogram image ...
DNA methylation and hormone receptor status in breast cancer.
(BioMed Central, 2016-02-16)
BACKGROUND: We examined whether differences in tumor DNA methylation were associated with more aggressive hormone receptor-negative breast cancer in an ethnically diverse group of patients in the Breast Cancer Care in ...
Racial disparity in survival from estrogen and progesterone receptor-positive breast cancer: implications for reducing breast cancer mortality disparities
(Springer Verlag, 2017-03-01)
Introduction Non-Latina black breast cancer patients experience a shorter survival from breast cancer than their non-Latina white counterparts. We compared breast cancer-specific survival for the subset of black and white ...
Study design and protocol for moving forward: a weight loss intervention trial for African-American breast cancer survivors.
(BioMed Central, 2015-12-29)
BACKGROUND: Breast cancer survival rates are significantly lower among African-American women compared to white women. In addition, African-American women with breast cancer are more likely than white women to die from ...