Study Finds Racial Differences in Choices for Breast Cancer Care

March 19, 2015 4:00 PM

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THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to choosing a surgeon and hospital for breast cancer treatment, white patients are more likely to make their selection based on reputation than black and Hispanic patients are, a new study shows.

The findings suggest that minority patients may be more dependent on doctor referrals and health plan limitations when making those decisions, the researchers said.

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