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Simpson JR , Scott CB , Rotman M , Curran WJ , Constine LS , Fischbach AJ , Asbell SO
Race and prognosis of brain tumor patients entering multicenter clinical trials - A report from the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
American Journal of Clinical Oncology-Cancer Clinical Trials. 1996 Apr;19(2) :114-120
PMID: ISI:A1996UC42300005   
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Abstract
We investigated the possible influence of race on the survival of patients with malignant gliomas enrolled in three consecutive trials of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) retrospectively using the group's statistical database. There were no statistical differences between the survival rates for black patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GEM) and those for the white patients. The limited influence of therapy on this disease may be responsible in part for this result.
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Times Cited: 5 English Article UC423 AMER J CLIN ONCOL-CANC CLIN T