Effect of socioeconomic status as measured by education level on survival in breast cancer clinical trials
Psycho-Oncology, 04/24/2012Herndon JE et al.
Having less than a high school education is a risk factor for death among patients with early stage breast cancer who participated in a clinical trial, with its impact among metastatic patients being less clear. Post–trial survivorship plans need to focus on women with low social status, as measured by education.
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