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 December 31, 2004
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.