Friday, November 04, 2005

Columbia Study Links Race to Breast Cancer

Allison L. Yang, Columbia Daily Spectator, November 04, 2005
Black women with early-stage breast cancer are two times more likely than white women to die within five years of diagnosis. The study is the first to find that black women, despite lower breast cancer incidence, were more likely to terminate treatment early and have poorer five-year survival rates.


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