Despite that most patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer receive high-quality care, a racial disparity exists, a recent study has shown.
Race is not associated with the development of metastases in patients with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), according to a recently published study.
Disparities in BRCA1/2 testing in black and white women is attributable to differences in physician recommendations, according to a recent study.
A new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finds improvements to infant mortality rates and number of insured citizens, but other problem areas persist.
Clear role expectations and organization support are vital for lay health advisors.
Lung Cancer Screening Criteria Need to Recognize Differences in Smoking Patterns of African AmericansApril 08, 2016
Screening for lung cancer may have a disparity between African Americans and whites due to differences in smoking habits.
Germline mutations to the RECQL gene were identified in 0.5% of patients with familial breast cancer in a Chinese population.
Disparities in some cancer mortality rates between African Americans and whites in the United States have decreased, but these differences remain in colorectal and breast cancers.
African-American pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma still display a considerable survival disparity when compared to their white and Hispanic peers.
Differences in Cancer Rates Seen Among Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander PopulationsJanuary 29, 2016
Significant differences in cancer rates were found between Asian Americans and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs), according to a special report within Cancer Facts & Figures 2016.
Racial and ethnic variation is evident in lung cancer incidence and mortality among postmenopausal women, but other factors may also have an influence, according to a recent study.
Hospital-based physicians exhibit significantly fewer positive, rapport-building nonverbal cues with black patients than with white patients when discussing end-of-life care.
Adherence to cancer screening recommendations was not found to vary by race/ethnicity and body weight/obesity. In a focused look at the influence of body mass index (BMI) as a measure of obesity, some screening disparities may be decreasing.
Variations in cancer risk are likely due to differences in exposure to carcinogens, screening rates, and lifestyle factors.
Non-Hispanic black women with endometrial cancer display worse outcomes when compared to women in other racial/ethnic groups diagnosed with the same subtype of endometrial cancer.
In a study reviewing black women under 50 with invasive breast cancer, 12 percent had BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations.
The shortage of minority physicians may affect U.S. patient care, experts say.
Non-Hispanic black women have higher endometrial cancer incidence and lower survival across all stages and subtypes.
Black men are twice as likely to be diagnosed with, or die from, prostate cancer in their lifetime compared to white men.
Racial and ethnic differences extend to how surgeons and hospitals for breast cancer care are selectedApril 06, 2015
Black and Hispanic women with breast cancer were less likely to use reputation as a factor ins selecting their surgeon or hospital for treatment, when compared with white women.
Black and Hispanic women with breast cancer are less likely to select a surgeon or determine hospital based on reputation.
Household net worth can be linked to adherence to hormonal therapy among breast cancer patients and partially explains racial disparities in quality of care.
Depression symptoms of African American patients with cancer are often under-recognized.
Many women with breast cancer lack basic knowledge about their disease, and the problem is more pronounced among minority women.
A study of approximately 375,000 U.S. women with invasive breast cancer showed differences in likelihood of diagnosis occurring at an early stage, and survival after stage I diagnosis, based on by race and ethnicity.
The odds of being early breast cancer development and survival chances vary greatly depending on race and ethnicity, according to a new study.
Race and ethnicity may play a role in the timing of breast cancer diagnosis and the prognosis of the woman's disease.
Significant disparities for treatment of African American, Hispanic, and community hospital-treated patients for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Latina patients with breast cancer had much more awareness of clinical trials versus women who received the typical information.
Ethnic minorities less informed about cancer symptoms and less likely to see a doctor.
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