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Research Article

Frequency of Surgery in Black Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Table 3

Receipt of surgery by stage among blacks and whites ().

Summary stageWhitesBlacks
Surgery performedSurgery performed
No
(%)
Yes
(%)
No
(%)
Yes
(%)

Localized992 (68.5)457 (31.5)53 (70.7)22 (29.3)
Regional 1346 (62.4)809 (37.5)61 (67.0)30 (33.0)
Distant6002 (78.6)1637 (21.4)382 (84.9)68 (15.1)
Unknown1619 (89.8)184 (10.2)67 (93.0)5 (7.0)

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