Report says race plays role in breast cancer

February 2008
Hospice Management Advisor;Feb2008, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p23
The article focuses on a U.S. study, State of Breast Cancer Report which found that race plays a role in breast cancer. It mentions that after diagnosis of breast cancer, race, poverty, and lack of health insurance lower the chance that treatment will be successful. It states that African American women are less likely to develop the disease than Caucasian women, but they are more likely to die of the disease as also racial minority women living in rural communities.


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