Worry about recurrence (worry) is a persistent concern of breast cancer survivors. Little is known about whether race/ethnicity or health care experiences are associated with worry.
Women with non-metastatic breast cancer diagnosed from 6/05-2/07 and reported to Detroit or Los Angeles SEER registries were surveyed (mean 9 months post-diagnosis); 2290 responded (73%). Latina and African Americans (AA) were oversampled. A worry scale was constructed as the mean score of 3 items (on 5-point L… Show more
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