Navigation Links
Cancer health disparities research highlighted at AACR 101st Annual Meeting 2010
Date:4/19/2010

que breast cancer experience in the Inland Empire, CA

In the Inland Empire locale of Southern California, failure to detect breast cancer in its early, more treatable stages is common among black women, and researchers have discovered that the cause may be a combination of incidence and mortality patterns, poverty, and a lack of medical insurance and education.

"Poverty and health care are intertwined, although large geographical areas such as San Bernardino County have the resources to effectively serve minority women," said Padma P.Tadi-Uppala, Ph.D., an associate professor in the department of environmental and occupational health at Loma Linda University, School of Public Health.

"The government and public health institutions should actively engage in identifying areas of need to serve minority women, reduce the breast cancer burden and ensure quality care regardless of race, ethnicity or socioeconomic status," she said.

While breast cancer mortality has declined by 31 percent overall in California, data for 2003 through 2007 indicated that mortality rates are significantly higher in women from the Inland Empire compared to the overall average in California.

About 2 million women live in the Inland Empire, an area that spans more than 27,000 square miles, according to the researchers. With funding from Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Inland Empire Affiliate, Tadi-Uppala and colleagues identified factors that may contribute to the unequal burden of breast cancer in the Inland Empire.

The mortality rate for breast cancer was 34.3 deaths per 100,000 non-Hispanic black women compared to 27 deaths per 100,000 non-Hispanic white women. Combining data for all race/ethnicity groups, the average annual age-adjusted mortality rate for breast cancer was 25.4 deaths in the Inland Empire compared to 22.8 deaths per 100,000 women statewide.

"Although this difference is slight, the higher risk of death
'/>"/>

Contact: Jeremy Moore
jeremy.moore@aacr.org
267-646-0557
American Association for Cancer Research
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine news :

1. Targeted therapy prolongs life in patients with HER2-positive breast cancer
2. New Drugs, New Combinations Fight Breast Cancer
3. Study Finds Possible Explanation for the Link Between Infertility and Breast/Ovarian Cancer Risks
4. MDS Nordions TheraSphere(R) for Unresectable Liver Cancer (HCC) Now Covered by Two Large U.S. Insurers
5. National Oncologist Group Warns: Current Health Care Reform Legislation Woefully Short In Addressing Cancer Care Crisis
6. Panel calls for reducing colorectal cancer deaths by striking down barriers to screening
7. Lung Cancer: Large Impact, Little Funding
8. Inflammation marker related to obesity is elevated in patients with pancreatic cancer
9. Prolactin blocks oncogene associated with poor prognosis in breast cancer
10. Older female cancer survivors have added health issues compared to their counterparts
11. Definitive study confirms chemo benefit in postmenopausal breast cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/27/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... Ebola vaccine appears to be safe and produces an immune ... according to early clinical trial results reported by the U.S. ... I clinical trial for the vaccine paves the way for ... and Sierra Leone as early as January, said Dr. Anthony ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... November 27, 2014 Jeffrey Carlini ... in the Charlotte area providing audits, reviews, compilations, ... to businesses of varying size across numerous industries. ... to meet all of their accounting and tax ... the QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program. When asking Mr. Carlini ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... 2014 VogueQueen.com is making every effort ... across the world. As the premier online supplier of ... proud to release a huge selection of sexy prom ... it is also providing many beautiful styles in its ... at discounted prices. , “VogueQueen.com hopes to provide ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... November 27, 2014 Dr. Ronald Receveur, who ... has a few oral health tips before patients dig into ... Louisville and New Albany affordable cosmetic dentistry, and ... in starch and sugar. While the staff wishes everyone a ... tips for how patients can enjoy a feast that is ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... Allowing children to help with chores while ... give children responsibility, ownership, boosts self-esteem, and above all, helps ... the real question is, how do you encourage your children ... a study published by Child Development Journal, there is. The ... on a child’s willingness to lend a hand. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Early Trial Promising for Ebola Vaccine 2Health News:Early Trial Promising for Ebola Vaccine 3Health News:Jeffrey Carlini becomes Intuit Proadvisor and receives QuickBooks certification 2Health News:A New Collection of Sexy Prom Dresses Has Been Released by the Reliable Online Supplier VogueQueen.com 2Health News:New Albany Dental Practice Offers Oral Health Tips For Thanksgiving 2Health News:New Albany Dental Practice Offers Oral Health Tips For Thanksgiving 3Health News:New Albany Dental Practice Offers Oral Health Tips For Thanksgiving 4
... the heart's natural electrical signaling process. The director ... a faculty member in the biomedical engineering department. ... of the human heart have fascinated poets, lovers ... deepest secrets remain tightly locked. Tulane biomechanical engineer ...
... the skin- and flesh-destroying Bairnsdale ulcer has struck a ... publish new recommendations for treating the tropical infection. // ... ulcer, Bairnsdale ulcers are caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans ... tissue, and sometimes bone. ,Associate Professor Paul ...
... scientists at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on ... exposure to cocaine and behavioral //and neurological problems in ... Journal of Neuroscience, Gregg Stanwood, Ph.D., and Pat Levitt, ... to cocaine in rabbits, which caused a prolonged displacement ...
... by researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas ... shows that pancreatic cancer patients //65 or older who ... as good a chance as anyone else to live ... records of 890 patients with pancreatic cancer who underwent ...
... can cause subtle but disabling cognitive impairments -- ... Says a recent study by investigators. ... for Research on Human Development may help explain ... prenatal exposure to cocaine. In a recent issue ...
... domestic violence, and health care disparities are among the ... of Nursing (JHUSON) are exploring in efforts to care ... variety of audiences. ,Sick at Heart —JHUSON Associate ... issue of 'moral distress' experienced by many nurses, including ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Secrets of the Heart's Signals 2Health News:Skin-Destroying Ulcer Appears in NSW as New Treatment Guidelines Emerge 2Health News:Cocaine During Pregnancy can Cause Behavioral and Neurological Problems in the Child 2Health News:Cocaine During Pregnancy can Cause Behavioral and Neurological Problems in the Child 3Health News:Study: Older Pancreatic Cancer Surgery Survivors Live Long 2Health News:Cocaine's Use During Pregnancy May Cause Lasting Cellular Effects 2Health News:Cocaine's Use During Pregnancy May Cause Lasting Cellular Effects 3Health News:Nurses Ease the Wounded Heart 2Health News:Nurses Ease the Wounded Heart 3Health News:Nurses Ease the Wounded Heart 4
(Date:11/26/2014)... ST. LOUIS , Nov. 26, 2014 Scott ... has seen most of the world. As an engineer for the ... was a member of the military service. He,s been to six ... life. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141126/161076 Photo - ... product specifically for travelers, he has a pretty good idea of ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014  CARsgen, a leader in the development of ... a variety of cancers, today announced the completion of ... China -based healthcare private equity fund.   ... the development of new therapeutics for liver, lung, stomach ... and Shanghai Renji Hospital, the company plans to initiate ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... DALLAS , November 25, 2014 ... Surgical Instruments Market by Power Source (Electric, Battery, ... Console, Cables, Blade, Burr, Cart), by Application (Orthopedic, ... 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Powered Surgical Instruments ... to $1.6 Billion in 2014 and is expected ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Steiger Has Created the First Pill Case Specifically Designed For Travel 2CARsgen Completes Series A Financing 2Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 2Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 3Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 4
... YORK , July 19 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report ... Global Pharma-biotech Alliance Analysis ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0234517/Global-Pharma-biotech-Alliance-Analysis.html , ... IBD provides an overview of the pharma-biotech alliance deals struck from 2008 to present. This ...
... China , July 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China ... Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI ), a,leading fully integrated pharmaceutical ... China ("PRC"), today announced that Mr., Stanley Hao ... be,unreachable by investors for a period of time due ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Global Pharma-biotech Alliance Analysis 2China Sky One Medical's Chief Financial Officer's Health Issues to Restrict His Availability to Investors 2China Sky One Medical's Chief Financial Officer's Health Issues to Restrict His Availability to Investors 3
The Wire Cutters are designed to cut Kirschner wires up to 2.5 mm diameter easily and smoothly. They are particularly useful for external fixation applications. The Wire Cutters shear fixation wires ...
The double action wire cutter has both side and end cutting capabilities....
8 inch Mayo-Hegar needle holder....
... Cancer Camera) a digital special purpose scintimammography ... to image to the edge of the ... chest wall, as well as breast containment ... and surgery, IS2s breast scintimammography camera is ...
Medicine Products: