The Cancer Divide: Uganda Fights Stigma and Poverty to Take On Breast Cancer

“The Cancer Divide: Uganda Fights Stigma and Poverty to Take On Breast Cancer.” By Denise Grady, The New York Times on Oct. 15, 2013.

Two years ago, the United Nations began a global campaign against noncommunicable diseases — cancer, diabetes, heart and lung disease — noting that they hit the poor especially hard. Worldwide, . . . → Read More: The Cancer Divide: Uganda Fights Stigma and Poverty to Take On Breast Cancer

Disparities in race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status: risk of mortality of breast cancer patients in the California Cancer Registry, 2000–2010

“Disparities in race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status: risk of mortality of breast cancer patients in the California Cancer Registry, 2000–2010.” By Carol Parise and Vincent Caggiano, BMC Cancer.

Racial disparities in breast cancer survival have been well documented. This study examines the association of race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status (SES) on breast cancer-specific mortality in a large . . . → Read More: Disparities in race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status: risk of mortality of breast cancer patients in the California Cancer Registry, 2000–2010