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Ethnicity and outcome of young breast cancer patients in the United Kingdom: the POSH study.

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BACKGROUND: Black ethnic groups have a higher breast cancer mortality than Whites. American studies have identified variations in tumour biology and unequal health-care access as causative factors. We compared tumour pathology, treatment and outcomes in three ethnic groups in young breast cancer patients treated in the United Kingdom. METHODS: Women aged ≤ 40 years at breast cancer diagnosis were recruited to the POSH national cohort study (MREC: 00/06/69). Personal characteristics, tumour pa...

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10.1038/bjc.2013.650

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Maishman, T More by this author
Stanton, L More by this author
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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
110
Issue:
1
Pages:
230-241
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:fb656415-5d1e-4419-9f90-7fc65a7ad9ae
Source identifiers:
445871
Local pid:
pubs:445871

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