Racial disparity in curative treatment and survival from solid-organ cancers

Br J Surg. 2021 Sep 27;108(9):1017-1021. doi: 10.1093/bjs/znab089.

Abstract

Race is an important prognostic factor affecting receipt of surgical intervention and survival from cancer in the USA. The findings of this study highlight the importance of implementing changes aimed at narrowing the disparities in outcomes between race in patients with cancers.

Plain Language Summary

Race is an important prognostic factor affecting receipt of surgical intervention and survival from cancer in the USA. The findings of this study highlight the importance of implementing changes aimed at narrowing the disparities in outcomes between race in patients with cancers.