Toward a better understanding of race and cancer

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A better understanding of breast cancer subtypes is allowing their use as prognostic markers. For some time, it has been documented that black women with breast cancer have a poorer prognosis than white women of the same stage. Advances in immunohistochemistry and the appreciation of breast cancer subtypes are enabling investigators to study the distribution of these subtypes among populations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5920-5922
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Cancer Research
Issue number24
StatePublished - Dec 15 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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