Examining social and clinical characteristics of breast cancer among black women in Trinidad and Tobago: Impact of treatment modalities on survival
Learning Areas:Clinical medicine applied in public health
Describe the distribution of sociodemographic factors (race/ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status and place of birth), tumor characteristics (stage, hormone receptor status and histology), and treatment modalities among a sample of women with breast cancer in Trinidad and Tobago Analyze the effects of sociodemographic characteristics and tumor characteristics on the likelihood of receiving surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy Compare the effects of sociodemographic factors, tumor characteristics, and treatment options on overall survival
Keyword(s): Breast Cancer, International Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I recently completed my doctoral degree in social epidemiology and am currently a epidemiology postdoctoral fellow. Within my postdoctoral training, I have gained significant experience examining disparities in lung cancer and breast cancer outcomes. I am qualified to serve as an abstract author because I led the statistical analyses on this paper and have conducted additional breast cancer research within Trinidad and Tobago.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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