Grace L. Smith, Ya-Chen T. Shih, Ying Xu, Sharon H. Giordano, Benjamin D. Smith, George H. Perkins, Welela Tereffe, Wendy A. Woodward and Thomas A. Buchholz Racial disparities in the use of radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery: A national Medicare study Cancer 116
Version of Record online: 14 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.24741
In a national, comprehensive Medicare database, significant racial disparities were found in the use of radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery for women diagnosed with early invasive breast cancer. White women were more likely than black and other-race women to receive radiotherapy, and these disparities existed across the United States.
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