Higher population-based incidence rates of triple-negative breast cancer among young African-American women †
Implications for breast cancer screening recommendations
Version of Record online: 10 JAN 2011
Copyright © 2011 American Cancer Society
Volume 117, Issue 12, pages 2747–2753, 15 June 2011
How to Cite
Amirikia, K. C., Mills, P., Bush, J. and Newman, L. A. (2011), Higher population-based incidence rates of triple-negative breast cancer among young African-American women . Cancer, 117: 2747–2753. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25862
The ideas and opinions expressed herein are those of the authors, and endorsement by the State of California, Department of Public Health, the National Cancer Institute, or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or their contractors and subcontractors is not intended nor should it be implied.
- Issue online: 7 JUN 2011
- Version of Record online: 10 JAN 2011
- Manuscript Accepted: 24 NOV 2010
- Manuscript Revised: 11 NOV 2010
- Manuscript Received: 27 OCT 2010
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