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Healthcare Quality and Disparities in Women: Selected Findings ...
Quality and disparities measures in health care for women are integrated throughout both reports. . Rate of advanced stage breast cancer per 100,000 women age 40 and over. . Senior Advisor, Women's Health and Gender Research .
http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhqrwomen/nhqrwomen.htm

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Racial and gender disparities in renal cell carcinoma. - ASCO
Racial and gender disparities in renal cell carcinoma. . diagnoses and better cancer treatments in the United States, ethnic and gender disparities still exist. . Ethnic disparity of treatment initiation in women diagnosed with breast cancer.
http://www.asco.org/ASCOv2/Meetings/Abstracts?&vmview=abst_detail_view&confID=116&abstractID=89213

Breast Cancer Review | Breast Cancer in the U.S.
The reduction of these disparities is a primary and ongoing objective of leading public and private . Gender is the most important risk factor for breast cancer.
http://qap.sdsu.edu/education/bcrl/bcrl_bcinus/bcrl_bcinus_index.html

ACCOUNTABILITY FOR REDUCING GENDER INEQUALITIES IN ...
Jun 26, 2007 . Background paper prepared for the Women and Gender Equity . of Health was set up to draw together the evidence base on health disparities and inequity . those incurring high cost (e.g. infertility services, breast cancer).
http://www.who.int/social_determinants/resources/accountability_to_citizens_wgkn_2007.pdf

Gender disparity in lung cancer may hold clues - Health - Cancer ...
May 29, 2006 . Gender disparity in lung cancer may hold clues . surveys show breast cancer consistently tops the list while lung cancer is seldom mentioned.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13036262/ns/health-cancer/t/gender-disparity-lung-cancer-may-hold-clues/

Sex disparities in cancer incidence by time period and age
Mar 17, 2009 . Sex disparities in cancer incidence by time period and age . For US females, the ten most frequent cancers were breast (126.4 per 100,000 .
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2793271/

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Mars vs. Venus: The Gender Gap in Health - Harvard Health ...
At age 85, the disparity is even greater, with women outnumbering men by 2.6 to 1. . The number of new prostate and breast cancers are closely matched, but .
http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletters/Harvard_Mens_Health_Watch/2010/January/mars-vs-venus-the-gender-gap-in-health

Gender disparities in colorectal cancer screening. - ASCO
Gender disparities in colorectal cancer screening. . in BRCA1 (B1)- and BRCA2 (B2)-mutation carriers associated with an increased risk of breast cancer?
http://www.asco.org/ASCOv2/Meetings/Abstracts?&vmview=abst_detail_view&confID=102&abstractID=77326

Measuring Disparities - SEER - National Cancer Institute
FFiigguurreess. Figure S1. Absolute and Relative Gender Disparity in Stomach Cancer Mortality, 1930–2000 . . melanoma, lung, breast, cervical, colorectal, .
http://seer.cancer.gov/publications/disparities/measuring_disparities.pdf

Cancer: Who is at Risk?
For women, the most common cancers are breast cancer, lung cancer, and colorectal cancer. These three .
http://www.ehib.org/page.jsp?page_key=145

Eliminating Gender Disparities in Africa
Eliminating Gender Disparities in Africa. . Raising Breast Cancer Awareness · Collaborating to Improve Education · Treating Depression in Older Adults .
http://www.philanthropystories.org/30Grantsin30Days/EliminatingGenderDisparitiesinAfrica/tabid/80/Default.aspx

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VA report shows improvement in gender disparities in 12 out of 14 ...
Aug 29, 2012 . The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released a report that shows improvement in gender disparities in 12 out of 14 Healthcare .
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120829/VA-report-shows-improvement-in-gender-disparities-in-12-out-of-14-HEDIS-measures.aspx

Biology of Sex Differences | Full text | Why Does Jack and not Jill ...
For example, estrogens can promote receptor positive breast cancer development [26] . Sexually dimorphic biology may underlie sex disparity in brain tumors .
http://www.bsd-journal.com/content/3/1/3

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Cancer mortality rates are higher in men than women in U.S., study ...
Jul 13, 2011 . Sex Disparities in Cancer Mortality and Survival. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 2011; DOI: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-11-0246 .
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110712133328.htm

WCC 2012: Gender disparities in CVD treatment, outcomes persist ...
Apr 19, 2012 . Similar findings on gender disparities have been reported . in women (cancer was first, followed by breast cancer, violent crime, and diabetes).
http://www.theheart.org/article/1386845.do

Cancer Disparities in Indiana: An Epidemiologic Profile
Gender Disparities ............................................................................................................... ...................................................................................... 9. Indiana Cancer Disparities .
http://www.cancer.iu.edu/news/documents/CancerDisparitiesProfile_CountyEdits_17Mar2011.pdf

Male breast cancer: incompatible and incomparable
Interviews highlighted the gender disparities within breast cancer research, treatment and services. Research into discussions in men's health often emphasizes .
http://www.journals.elsevierhealth.com/periodicals/jmhg/article/PIIS1571891306000628/abstract

Cancer Health Disparities - National Cancer Institute
When the statistics focus on cancer incidence and death in a single gender—for example, on female breast cancer or male prostate cancer—the numbers are .
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/disparities/cancer-health-disparities

September 4, 2012

Health Disparities Research | moffitt.org - Moffitt Cancer Center
Eliminating Cancer Can Only be Achieved by Addressing Health Disparities . individual's race, ethnicity, language, income, education level, physical disability or gender. . Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among Hispanics.
http://www.moffitt.org/the-moffitt-experience/moffitt-diversity/health-disparities-research

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Sacgeography - Gender inequality and status of women
Gender inequality and status of women . Aim To quantify gender inequality in life expectancy at birth (LEB) in New Zealand and the . Breast cancer (C50) .
http://sacgeography.wikispaces.com/Gender+inequality+and+status+of+women

New York Researchers Reducing Cancer Burden for Minorities
Apr 13, 2012 . “We need to recognize and understand cancer disparities so that we can eliminate . Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center plans to study gender disparities in . to support her research to address the issue that Latina breast cancer .
http://www.cancer.org/MyACS/Eastern/AreaHighlights/cancernynj-news-new-york-researchers-working-to-reduce-cancer-burden-for-minorities

Iowa Cancer Health Disparities
IOWA CANCER HEALTH DISPARITIES. Figure 2. Mortality Rates for All Cancer Sites by Educational. Attainment, Race and Sex, Iowa, 2001-2005. 0. 50. 100 .
http://www.idph.state.ia.us/hpcdp/common/pdf/ia_cancer_health_disparities.pdf

Gender Effect in Cancer [M.Tevfik DORAK]
Sex Disparities in Cancer Incidence by Period and Age (Cook et al). . primary hypothyroidism, breast cancer as a second malignant neoplasm and suggests an .
http://www.dorak.info/epi/gender.html

Female Sex Hormones and Cancers - Nova Science Publishers
Sex Hormone Receptors and Epigenetics in Breast Cancer pp.63-78 . Estrogen in Regulating the Gender Disparity of Hepatocellular Carcinoma pp.125-148 .
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Fine Line: Gender Disparities in Cardiac Disease Management
Nov 28, 2011 . Nuclear stress test ordering is one of multiple gender disparities in . more than 300,000 women annually, nearly 10 times that of breast cancer.
http://www.healthimaging.com/index.php?option=com_articles&view=article&id=30624:fine-line-gender-disparities-in-cardiac-disease-management

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Thyroid cancer gender disparity
Sep 1, 2011 . Cancer gender disparity in incidence, disease aggressiveness and . uterus, prostate, ovary and breast, this disparity can easily be explained.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3077966/

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CRF Summit Examines Gender Disparities in Heart Health ...
Jan 18, 2012 . CRF Summit Examines Gender Disparities in Heart Health . other diseases, such as breast cancer, pose a greater threat to women's health.
http://www.crf.org/aboutus/news-and-events/285-crf-summit-examines-gender-disparities-in-heart-health.html

Risk factors for breast cancer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
[edit] Sex. Men have a much lower risk of developing breast cancer than women. . Some studies suggest that the racial disparity in breast cancer outcomes .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risk_factors_for_breast_cancer

Reproductive Biology, Technology, and Gender Inequality: An ...
Later, I assessed the effects on gender inequality of children, housework, . are rising for both sexes: breast, colon, endometrial, and prostate cancer as well as .
http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/pdf/10.1146/annurev.soc.34.040507.134654

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Racial and Gender Disparities and the Role of Primary Tumor Type ...
The American Society of Breast Surgeons. Annals of Surgical . Background. Race and gender disparities in outcomes have been documented in many cancers.
http://www.annsurgoncol.org/journal/10434/19/8/2353_10.1245_s10434-012-2353-z/2012/Racial_and_Gender_Disparities_and_the_Role_of_Prim.html

FWW Newsletter - Foundation for Women's Wellness
(breast cancer mortality, gender disparity in smoking's effects, benefits of moderate exercise, bone density tests, foot pain, knee health, sunshine and vitamin D, .
http://www.thefww.org/health/newsletter.htm

Kaiser's July Update on Health Disparities
Jul 29, 2011 . Gender Disparities in Lipid-Lowering Therapy Among Veterans With . Racial Variation in Breast cancer Treatment Among Department of .
http://www.kff.org/minorityhealth/upload/disparitiesReport_072811.html

Access to Care and Cancer Disparity Fact Sheet Transgendered ...
may indicate cancer. Cancer Disparities: Breast Cancer: • There are no studies of the incidence of breast cancer in transsexual or transgendered individuals.
http://www.glbthealth.org/documents/FactSheetRevised-TransgenderedIndividuals.pdf

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Survival disparities in non-small cell lung cancer patients receiving ...
Multiple studies evaluating non-small cell lung cancer disparities reveal male gender . As an example, breast cancer has . breast cancer survival differences.
http://www.academicjournals.org/jcreo/PDF/Pdf2010/Sept/Khanal%20et%20al.pdf

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WQED Multimedia: TV: OnQ Special: Closing the Gap
Gender Disparities - Why is health care not always equal when it comes to men . Male Breast Cancer - It's considered a woman's disease, but men get breast .
http://www.wqed.org/tv/onq/specials/closing_the_gap.php

Reproductive Biology, Technology, and Gender Inequality: An ...
cial stratification overlooked gender inequality; it indicated . gender inequality of children, housework, and jobs (Huber . Breast cancer and breastfeeding.
http://www.unc.edu/~nielsen/special/s7/sample_ARS_2cols_2009.pdf

Downwinders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Further evidence of sex-based disparities in radiation-induced cancers was . that "radiation may interact synergistically with other risk factors for breast cancer" , .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Downwinders

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Abstract A86: Investigation into racial/gender disparities in ...
Sep 18, 2011 . Abstracts: AACR International Conference on the Science of Cancer Health . Background: Racial disparities and gender differences in the . Exposure · Relationship between Migraine History and Breast Cancer Risk among .
http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/cgi/content/short/20/10_MeetingAbstracts/A86

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Racial Differences in Cancer
Analyses of specific cancers also reveal racial disparities. Blacks experience higher . Although the incidence of breast cancer is lower among black women than . Surgical treatment for cancer varies by race and gender. Among adults aged .
http://www.pfizer.com/files/products/Racial_Differences_in_Cancer.pdf

Participation in Cancer Clinical TrialsRace-, Sex-, and Age-Based ...
Investigations of race- and sex-based disparities in cancer trial participation have . Breast cancer patients represented 54.2% of trial participants, although they .
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=198896

Chronic Disease Epidemiology Faculty - Yale School of Public Health
Research Interests:Gender-based violence; Reproductive health; HIV; Mental health; Refugee; . Research Interests:Cancer; Health disparities; Breast Cancer, .
http://publichealth.yale.edu/people/cde.aspx

Examining gender disparities in injury mortality; men at exceptional ...
Aug 1, 2011 . A key finding in the study is that the gender disparity in injury mortality is greater than the disparity among ethnic groups and across age groups.
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2011-08-gender-disparities-injury-mortality-men.html

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Does Childhood Misfortune Increase Cancer Risk in Adulthood?
Jul 4, 2012 . (2009). Sex disparities in cancer incidence by period and age. Cancer . (2000). Early and chronic stress and their relation to breast cancer.
http://jah.sagepub.com/content/24/6/948.refs?patientinform-links=yes&legid=spjah;24/6/948

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Breast Cancer Financial Challenges Among Older Women M. Pisu ...
OBJECTIVE: Breast cancer related disparities extend beyond health . assessed if health care disparities in cancer treatment existed across race, gender and .
http://www.rcmar.ucla.edu/AM12/Pisu.pdf

RESEARCH COMMUNICATION Sex-related Differences in DNA ...
but the reasons for the sex disparity are still obscure. DNA copy number . mediated growth and survival of breast cancer cells (Wei et al., 2006). Further studies .
http://www.apocpcontrol.org/paper_file/issue_abs/Volume13_No1/225-29%20c10.11%20Zhong-Zheng%20Zhu.pdf

Women's Health Research At Yale 2012 Pilot Studies
Gender-Specific Mechanisms for Understanding Smoking Addiction, Enhancing . difficult for women than men; breast and ovarian cancers, the second and fifth . at Yale was founded in 1998 to address historic gender disparities in medical .
http://medicine.yale.edu/whr/232_126942_2012%20Pilot%20Grants%20Release%20WHRY%20version%20-%20FINAL%20(JLT).pdf

Clarence C. Gravlee » People
Her interests include social inequalities in prostate cancer, gender and sexuality, . Her interests include health disparities, breast cancer, chronic conditions .
http://www.gravlee.org/lab/people/

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Gender inequality in New Zealand life expectancy - NZMA: NZ ...
for non-M?ori, reverses the historically lower gender disparity among the M?ori. . obstetric causes and even breast cancer (although this also occurs in men) .
http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/122-1307/3907/content.pdf

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Fox Chase Cancer Center : Camille Ragin, PhD, MPH - Research
Secondary data analyses of breast, prostate and uterine cancer survival have been completed . Gender disparities in lung cancer: investigating the role of HPV .
http://www.fccc.edu/research/pid/ragin/research.html

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Sex Disparities in Cancer Mortality and Survival
Jul 12, 2011 . This suggests that sex-related cancer disparities are more strongly related to . Relationship between Migraine History and Breast Cancer Risk .
http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/early/2011/07/08/1055-9965.EPI-11-0246.abstract

Sex Disparities in Cancer Mortality and Survival - National Center for ...
Aug 1, 2012 . In a previous report, we described sex disparities in cancer incidence . all malignant cancers excluding sex-specific and breast, and individual .
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3153584/

Curriculum Vitae - Stanford University School of Medicine
“Gender Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening: True or False?” Journal of Gastrointestinal . American Society of Breast Surgeons. Annual Meeting. 16.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/viewCV?facultyId=16166&name=Rachael_Callcut

Michael Karin - Faculty - Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program ...
. and metastatic spread of colorectal cancer, prostate cancer and breast cancer. . Gender disparity in liver cancer due to sex differences in MyD88-dependent .
http://biomedsci.ucsd.edu/faculty/faculty_descrip.aspx?id=7

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Gender, Racial and Socioeconomic Fertility Treatment Disparities in ...
Gender, Racial and Socioeconomic Fertility Treatment Disparities in Young Cancer Patients. Posted on June 22, 2012 at 3:41 pm. Tweet. Email. Print .
http://sonoma.patch.com/blog_posts/gender-racial-and-socioeconomic-fertility-treatment-disparities-in-young-cancer-patients

Gender inequality in awarded research grants : The Lancet | Women ...
Gender inequality in awarded research grants : The Lancet . Teen Girl Wins Google Science Fair For Breast Cancer Computer Program · Teen Girl Wins .
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AACR Cancer Health Disparities Program
AACR Cancer Health Disparities Program Saturday, October 27 Professional Advancement . Communicating breast cancer risk in the primary care environment . Cervical cancer as an example of gender-associated health inequality .
http://www.aacr.org/page29714.aspx

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Diagnosing Gender Disparities in Health Care | National Women's ...
Diagnosing Gender Disparities in Health Care . Our ovaries, uteruses, breasts, cervixes, and fallopian tubes are all subject to various cancers, infections and other . Among my circle of friends we have experienced breast biopsies, vaginal .
http://nwhn.org/diagnosing-gender-disparities-health-care

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Mapping Cancer Mortality-to-Incidence Ratios to Illustrate Racial ...
Jun 1, 2010 . ArcGIS 9.2 mapping software was used to map cancer MIRs by sex and . Breast cancer disparities in South Carolina: early detection, special .
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Health Disparities | Scope Blog
Aug 8, 2012 . A trans man who still has breasts may not get coverage for a mammogram, for example. . Jay Kallio, who faced discrimination when he sought treatment for breast cancer: . Gender bias in the sciences isn't a one-way street.
http://scopeblog.stanford.edu/category/health-disparities/

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Gender disparity in compensation continue to exist in academic ...
Jun 13, 2012 . Gender disparity in compensation continue to exist in academic medicine . physician researchers finds that gender differences in salary exist, .
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120613/Gender-disparity-in-compensation-continue-to-exist-in-academic-medicine.aspx

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Video Gallery > Women's Health Research at Yale | Yale School of ...
Human Immune System & Developing Breast Cancer...This pilot study . Video Series: Studying Gender DifferencesA new video series on our center's...(05:38) .
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Dr. Swann Adams - USC College of Nursing
Dr. Adams' extensive research has focused on disparities in breast cancer . Ratios to Illustrate Racial and Gender Disparities in a High-Risk Population.
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Gender Disparities in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Survival
Sep 29, 2009 . Gender Disparities in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Survival . Alpha and Beta in Breast Cancers of Pre- and Post-menopausal Women.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2779768/

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Gender Disparities in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Survival
Sep 29, 2009 . Gender Disparities in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Survival. Andrew Hendifar,1 Dongyun . ? and ? in breast cancers of pre- and post-meno- .
http://clincancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/early/2009/09/28/1078-0432.CCR-09-0877.full.pdf

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VA Continues to Reduce Gender Disparities in Health Care ...
Aug 28, 2012 . “We want to sustain this trend toward shrinking gender disparities . Kellie Pickler shaves her head in support of friend battling breast cancer .
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APS conference explores gender disparities in cardiovascular disease
Oct 14, 2011 . Cardiovascular disease and other gender-specific conditions - such as . kills 200,000 women each year, five times the rate of breast cancer.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20111014/APS-conference-explores-gender-disparities-in-cardiovascular-disease.aspx

Gender disparity in community acquired pneumonia | e! Science News
May 18, 2008 . “The gender disparity on aggressiveness of hospital care is appropriate, given . status do not explain racial disparities in breast cancer care .
http://esciencenews.com/articles/2008/05/18/gender.disparity.community.acquired.pneumonia

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