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Black Women Breast Cancer

Why Are Black Women Dying of Breast Cancer, Even Though More White Women Are Diagnosed?

Tiffany Denee Jones | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Denee Jones

Statistically, black women are more likely to die of breast cancer than white women, even though more white women are diagnosed with it. Heartbreakingly, one of the reasons for this is fear.

What To Make Of New Breast Cancer Research On Black Women

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 06.03.2013 | Black Voices

CHICAGO -- New research suggests that bad genes may be responsible for more breast cancer cases in black women than has been previously known. About 1...

Breast Cancer Marker Highlighted By Angelina Jolie 'Surprisingly Common' Among Blacks, Study Finds

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 06.03.2013 | Black Voices

CHICAGO -- Gene flaws that raise the risk of breast cancer are surprisingly common in black women with the disease, according to the first comprehensi...

Traditional Thinking About Black Women And Breast Cancer Proves Untrue

Posted 04.09.2013 | Black Voices

African-American women are more likely than all other women to die from breast cancer, and according to research presented this week at the annual mee...