TITLE

Prevalence of Cancer in Female Orthopaedic Surgeons in the United States

AUTHOR(S)
Chou, Loretta B.; Cox, Christopher A.; Tung, Joanna J.; Harris, Alex H. S.; Brooks-Terrell, Dana; Sieh, Weiva
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jan2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 1, p240
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of the cross-sectional study which examines whether the prevalence of cancer was higher in practicing female orthopedic surgeons compared with the general population in the U.S. Responses of the survey were collected between July 2007-August 2008. The study revealed a 1.9-fold increased prevalence of cancer in female surgeons compared with women of similar age.
ACCESSION #
48877112

 

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