Addressing Disparities in the Quality of Breast Cancer Chemotherapy

Published in: Clinical Breast Cancer, v. 6, no. 3, Commentary, Aug. 2005, p. 267-269

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2005

by Jennifer J Griggs, Melony E. Sorbero

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Commentary on a study in this issue that examines disparities in the quality of breast cancer adjuvant chemotherapy received by black and white women within a university setting, and found that black women are more likely than white women to have delays in administration of chemotherapy, reductions in doses, and premature discontinuation of therapy.

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