Navigation Links
Racial disparities in the surgical management of non-small cell lung cancer
Date:5/21/2013

ATS 2013, PHILADELPHIA The surgical management of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in U.S. hospitals varies widely depending on the race of the patient, according to a new study.

"In most patients, the initial treatment for Stage I and Stage II NSCLC is surgery," said researcher Jayanth Adusumalli, MBBS, of the Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. "In our study of more than 1,200,000 patients diagnosed with NSCLC in US hospitals between the years 2000 and 2010, we found statistically significant racial disparities in the surgical management of these patients."

The results of the study will be presented at the ATS 2013 International Conference.

The study included 1,200,955 patients from the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB); 975,229 of these patients had received their first course of treatment after initial diagnosis.

African-Americans were less likely to undergo surgery as initial treatment for Stage I and Stage II disease than Caucasians and Hispanics, and Hispanics were more likely to undergo surgery as initial treatment of Stage I and II disease than Caucasians." Overall, 82% of Caucasians, 79% of African Americans, and 76% of Hispanics received some form of treatment.

Among patients with Stage I disease, surgical intervention was performed in 78% of Caucasians, 73% of African Americans, and 82% of Hispanics. Corresponding figures for Stage II were 64%, 56% and 67%.

"The significant racial differences in the initial treatment of NSCLC that we found in our study may contribute to the recognized racial disparities in cancer patient outcomes," said Dr. Adusumalli. "Further research into the underlying causes of these treatment disparities may help improve the treatment and prognosis of all lung cancer patients."


'/>"/>

Contact: Nathaniel Dunford
ndunford@thoracic.org
American Thoracic Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Racial minorities live on the front lines of heat risk, study finds
2. Racial Gap Seen in Survival Among Kidney Dialysis Patients
3. Praeclarus Press Launches the One Every 21 Seconds Campaign to Increase Awareness on the Role of Breastfeeding in Reducing Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Infant Mortality
4. Racial Gap Persists in Womens Heart Health Knowledge: Survey
5. Girl Scouts and YWCA Greater Baltimore Unite For Equality with New Racial Justice Patch
6. Hospital Type Linked to Racial Disparities in Kids With Appendicitis Complication
7. Study reports racial disparities in pediatric appendicitis treatment tied to hospital type
8. Racial Disparities Still Seen in Use of Breast Cancer Treatments
9. Are there racial disparities in osteoporosis screening and treatment?
10. CT depicts racial differences in coronary artery disease
11. Vanderbilt-led study reveals racial disparities in prostate cancer care
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 “Bivalent, Heteronomy and Natural Killer ... hottest metal bands ~ homeostatic CS science is the ... July Roundup, new on the Bryan William Brickner ... and the cannabinoid system (CS). The line-up links to ... wellness: three directly on homeostasis, two each on the ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Daily Gossip reveals in its review that the ... breakthrough weight loss tips. , The author of the ... very simple to implement. Users don’t have to worry, as ... to start counting calories. , The Flat Belly Forever ... a 12 weeks weight loss program to help sufferers model ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 In its latest blog post, ... that having family close by during a stay in rehab ... process is successful, is looking at 11 drug addiction facts ... be. , “While some kids learn a little ... class, the coverage is typically woefully inadequate,” commented Best Drug ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... Italian hot chocolate , will be available in New ... Roasting Company in August. BRC is known for their ... by the Associated Press. , Chocolatto® is the new ... Italian hot chocolate ! A delicious highly popular ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 When guests shop CVS, ... from Clairol to Shea Moisture. And now CVS is adding ... Products. Starting August 1, guests will find G Natural products ... with $200 investment, CEO Roger Gore was inspired to start ... was thinning and developing a receding hairline; he tried many ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Homeostatic Cannabinoid Science ~ Publius’ July Roundup on the Bryan William Brickner Blog 2Health News:New Best Drug Rehabilitation Blog Posts Looks at 11 Drug Addiction Facts they Don’t Teach in School 2Health News:Dolce Vite Chocolatto® - World's Best Thick Dark Italian Hot Chocolate Now Available at NYC's Favorite Cafe Brooklyn Roasting Company 2Health News:CVS Caremark Adds New, Natural Acclaimed Hair Care Line to its Beauty Roster 2
... to relieve stress, a common cause of heart ... ... us think,of love and Valentine,s Day. This February, which also is National Heart,Awareness ... your heart. A healthy heart can be attained in a variety,of ways that ...
... PORTLAND, Ore. An Oregon Health & Science University Cancer ... the ability to predict if a mans prostate cancer is ... In order to make this discovery, researchers examined prostate cancer ... cancer patients. The researchers found that men whose tumors showed ...
... course of the presidential nomination campaign, some candidates health ... the phrase socialized medicine has been used to attack ... poll by the Harvard Opinion Research Program at the ... finds that Americans are split on whether a socialized ...
... National Board, KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 14 ... of Stacy Goldsholl, MD, as an,officer of its ... Medicine, is serving her second consecutive term as ... the premier medical society that,represents hospitalists. Hospital medicine ...
... (Nasdaq: DATA ), a technology company focused ... today reported that it will be,presenting at the ... at the Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California, ... on Wednesday afternoon,February 20th at 2:30 P.M., Pacific ...
... researchers from Europe and North America were given important ... national boundaries at a two-day training course in Croydon, ... Foundation as part of its Pan-European Clinical Trials (ECT) ... trials with a specific focus on the Euramos trial ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Healthy Heart, Healthy Home 2Health News:OHSU cancer institute researcher discovers new predictor of prostate cancer recurrence 2Health News:Poll finds Americans split by political party over views on socialized medicine 2Health News:Poll finds Americans split by political party over views on socialized medicine 3Health News:Stacy Goldsholl, MD, Re-elected to Board of Society of Hospital Medicine 2Health News:DATATRAK to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 20th Annual Orange County Stock Conference 2Health News:DATATRAK to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 20th Annual Orange County Stock Conference 3Health News:ESF's EMRC strengthens training course on clinical trials management 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... MarketResearchreports.biz presents this most up-to-date ... (Rapid-Acting, Short-Acting, Intermediate-Acting, Long-Acting, Premixed, And Modern and Human ... Forecast (Value and Volume), 2013 - 2019: Market Size, ... at an exponential rate worldwide, has become a serious ... cause of death of people between 20 years and ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... , 31 juli 2014 De Pfizer Clinical ... rekruteringscampagne voor gezonde vrijwilligers van Japanse komaf voor medewerking ... gevestigde PCRU is één van twee onderzoekseenheden ... ideaal levens te verbeteren door de ontdekking en ontwikkeling ... PCRU op zoek naar mannen en vrouwen van Japanse ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... 2014  There is still time to share ... 10th Annual Institute for Supply Management ® ... Supply Management is open for submissions.  The annual ... importance of supply management by recognizing supply management ... management practices.  Entries are due August 22, 2014. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Global and China Insulin Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 6.1% From 2013 to 2019 to Reach USD 32.24 Billion in 2019 2The Global and China Insulin Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 6.1% From 2013 to 2019 to Reach USD 32.24 Billion in 2019 3The Global and China Insulin Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 6.1% From 2013 to 2019 to Reach USD 32.24 Billion in 2019 4The Global and China Insulin Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 6.1% From 2013 to 2019 to Reach USD 32.24 Billion in 2019 5The Global and China Insulin Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 6.1% From 2013 to 2019 to Reach USD 32.24 Billion in 2019 6The Global and China Insulin Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 6.1% From 2013 to 2019 to Reach USD 32.24 Billion in 2019 7The Global and China Insulin Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 6.1% From 2013 to 2019 to Reach USD 32.24 Billion in 2019 8Gezonde vrijwilligers van Japanse komaf gezocht voor deelname aan Fase I klinisch onderzoek 2Institute for Supply Management, Michigan State University to recognize companies with excellent supply management practices 2
Inquire...
One Pair of Knife Raising Blocks to move blade up 1 inch for adpatation of a freezing stage....
CO2 gas object holder and knife freezer for the 8000 Series Sliding Microtome...
Quick Release Holder designed for the 8000 Series Microtome to hold hardboard squares....
Medicine Products: