Navigation Links
Breast Cancer Treatment Influenced By Family

It is well-established fact that the incidence of breast cancer is largely dependent on the race of a particular individual. This observation also holds good in the treatment of breast cancer, as it has now been found that decisions regarding treatment are largely dependent on the other family members. // This could probably account for the observation of significant racial differences in the management of breast cancer.

Furthermore, older Hispanic breast cancer patients tend to be more inclined to their family while taking decisions regarding treatment, compared to women of any other ethnic origin. Surprisingly, these women were more likely to opt for mastectomy rather than breast conserving surgery.

More than 257 patients with a breast cancer diagnosis were included in the study. These patients were above 55 years of age and had their breast cancer diagnosed three to nine months before they were included for the study. The study participants were interviewed about different aspects of breast cancer treatment. The main focus of the study was to identify the influence of race, ethnicity and professional medical communication on breast cancer treatment.

Differences in perception of the final decision maker were found among the breast cancer patients studied. Hispanic women (90%) most commonly identified a family member as the decision maker when compared to African-American women and whites who pointed out to their physician.

The results of the present study correlate with other studies that have highlighted a disparity in the breast cancer treatment based on race and ethnicity. White women with breast cancer tend to live longer compared to either Hispanic or African American women as they are more likely to opt for breast conserving surgery.

It is also probable that the observed differences could be due to the different socioeconomic background or other specific factors related to the tumor. Additionally, the impact
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer
2. Breast cancer treatment to be determined by gene test
3. Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life
4. Breast milk is essential
5. Breast Cancer Surgery Causes Psychological problems
6. Breast cancer evidence
7. Letrozole Beats Tamoxifen in Breast Cancer Therapy
8. Breast screening among diabetic women
9. Breast feeding can alter hormones
10. Diet, Sunlight connected to Breast Cancer Risk
11. Additional Radiotheraphy for Breast Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Breast Cancer Treatment Influenced Family

(Date:3/31/2015)... March 31, 2015 A' Design Award and ... Feeder Plus by Justin Cheung has been announced as a ... Kids' and Children's Products Design Competition Category. , Details ... the awarded Baby Products project Food Feeder Plus demonstrated “The ... but also means more independence for the parents. Babies can ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 My Positive Perspective ... Ben Toy to discuss the Month of Man event. At ... is the Month of Man event?” Toy replies, “The Month ... of men that came from repetitive brain storming. At the ... competitions associated with it.” Toy continues, “From baseball pitching and ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... March 31, 2015 DentalXChange, ... specializes in providing online solutions to connect ... it has achieved full accreditation for the ... Accreditation Program (HNAP) from the Electronic Healthcare ... HNAP accreditation runs in two-year increments and ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... 2015 Stem cells may provide Crohn’s ... effect – fistulas – according to the results of ... issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine (SCTM). After receiving ... which are collected from fat tissue, the fistulas in ... within eight weeks of their last treatment and remained ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... Richey, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 ... addiction treatment, half of all Americans interviewed supported detox ... treatment with synthetic opioids like methadone.(1) Although many within ... synthetic opioids, the survey findings suggest that most Americans ... detox and abstaining from future drug use is a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Justin Cheung wins Golden in A' International Baby Products Design Awards 2Health News:My Positive Perspective Releases Episode Discussing the Month of Man Event 2Health News:DentalXChange Achieves EHNAC Healthcare Network Accreditation for Fifth Consecutive Time 2Health News:DentalXChange Achieves EHNAC Healthcare Network Accreditation for Fifth Consecutive Time 3Health News:Trial Shows Stem Cells Provide Long-Term Relief from Dangerous Crohn’s Side Effect 2Health News:Novus Medical Detox Center Highlights Survey Findings: More Americans Support Detox and Rehab Over Methadone as Treatment for Heroin Addiction 2Health News:Novus Medical Detox Center Highlights Survey Findings: More Americans Support Detox and Rehab Over Methadone as Treatment for Heroin Addiction 3Health News:Novus Medical Detox Center Highlights Survey Findings: More Americans Support Detox and Rehab Over Methadone as Treatment for Heroin Addiction 4
... , , FRIDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- Few people who ... preventive screenings, a new study has found. , An abdominal ... vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest ... area can bulge. Most abdominal aortic aneurysms initially have no ...
... that psychological needs are going unmet, , , FRIDAY, April ... those who care for them, want more attention paid ... "Heart failure patients and their caretakers suffer in a ... professor of medicine at the University of Colorado Health ...
... non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the ... grants totaling more than $51 million in the second ... into effect beginning July 1, 2009. , Since its ... grants program has devoted about $3.4 billion to cancer ...
... In trying to understand the role of prostaglandins ... system in blood pressure maintenance, researchers at the ... that mice that lack the receptor for one type ... than their non-mutant brethren. , The results indicate ...
... is now developing a line of user-friendly hospital carts . With ... Midbrook is manufacturing custom designed case and utility carts for use in ... to the custom specifications of the user. , ... (Vocus) April 24, ...
... Faucet Filters and More Than 96 Percent for PUR ... issued a new report on April 20, 2009 regarding ... been detected in the drinking water of at least ... evidence of adverse health effects by consumers exposed to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Too Few Screened for Abdominal Aneurysm, Study Says 2Health News:Reduce Suffering, Urge Heart Failure Patients and Caregivers 2Health News:Reduce Suffering, Urge Heart Failure Patients and Caregivers 3Health News:American Cancer Society awards 143 research grants to investigators at 83 institutions nationwide 2Health News:American Cancer Society awards 143 research grants to investigators at 83 institutions nationwide 3Health News:American Cancer Society awards 143 research grants to investigators at 83 institutions nationwide 4Health News:American Cancer Society awards 143 research grants to investigators at 83 institutions nationwide 5Health News:American Cancer Society awards 143 research grants to investigators at 83 institutions nationwide 6Health News:New target for maintaining healthy blood pressure discovered 2Health News:New target for maintaining healthy blood pressure discovered 3Health News:Midbrook Supplies Custom Surgical Case Carts and Utility Carts 2Health News:Midbrook Supplies Custom Surgical Case Carts and Utility Carts 3Health News:PUR Water Filtration Systems Can Reduce Trace Levels of Pharmaceuticals Found in Some U.S. Tap Water 2Health News:PUR Water Filtration Systems Can Reduce Trace Levels of Pharmaceuticals Found in Some U.S. Tap Water 3
(Date:3/31/2015)... AVIV, Israel, March 31, 2015  Galmed Pharmaceuticals ... biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization ... of liver diseases and cholesterol gallstones, today announced ... 31, 2014. Fourth Quarter 2014 Highlights: ... featuring a keynote address by Professor Rohit Loomba, ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... WOONSOCKET, R.I. , March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... it has entered into new clinical affiliations with ... Illinois and Tucson Medical Center in ... accountable care organization, Arizona Connected Care. These affiliations ... care services for patients. Through these clinical affiliations, ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... -- Oxis International, Inc. (OXIS) (OXI.PA) a biotechnology company focused ... Oxis CEO Tony Cataldo has requested a ... the Euronext exchange. Oxis shares will continue to trade ... Oxis Chairman and CEO Tony Cataldo ... strategies launched in 2014 and 2015, we must constantly ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Galmed Pharmaceuticals Reports Full Year 2014 Financial Results and Provides Business Update 2Galmed Pharmaceuticals Reports Full Year 2014 Financial Results and Provides Business Update 3Galmed Pharmaceuticals Reports Full Year 2014 Financial Results and Provides Business Update 4Galmed Pharmaceuticals Reports Full Year 2014 Financial Results and Provides Business Update 5Galmed Pharmaceuticals Reports Full Year 2014 Financial Results and Provides Business Update 6Galmed Pharmaceuticals Reports Full Year 2014 Financial Results and Provides Business Update 7Galmed Pharmaceuticals Reports Full Year 2014 Financial Results and Provides Business Update 8CVS Health Announces New Clinical Affiliations with Leading Medical Centers in Arizona and Illinois 2CVS Health Announces New Clinical Affiliations with Leading Medical Centers in Arizona and Illinois 3Oxis International Inc. Announces Request for Euronext Trading Suspension 2
... May 15, 2012  The board of directors of Vermillion, Inc. ... has begun the process of identifying a successor to Gail ... search committee, with the goal of completing the search by ... the board, commented: "During her tenure, Gail led the divestiture ...
... Conn., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global ... important Cambridge Healthtech Institute conferences: IMVACS – ... August 13 – 15, Cambridge, MA - The ... under one heading: the Seventh Annual Novel Vaccines, Design ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Vermillion Announces CEO Succession Plan 2Vermillion Announces CEO Succession Plan 3Vermillion Announces CEO Succession Plan 4Attendees Save up to $350 on CHI Conferences This Summer by Registering Through Global Information 2
... Used to connect ... an infusion pump, and ... catheter in order to ... use with Laborie Medical ...
Used for suprapubic monitoring of bladder pressures. Suprapubic urodynamic studies avoid the effects of urethral catheterization and eliminate the need for a double bladder puncture. Supplied sterile...
... Cardiac Panel is a fluorescence ... quantitative determination of CK-MB, myoglobin ... acid (EDTA) whole blood and ... used as an aid in ...
... When your patients present with AMI ... essence, RAMP offers a rapid, reliable ... needs. Utilizing unique assay enhancement techniques, ... flow test cartridges, RAMP delivers highly ...
Medicine Products: