Factors that affect breast cancer treatment: Underserved and minority populations

Thelma C. Hurd, Ted James, Jason M. Foster

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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
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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