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Breast Cancer Black Women

Meredith Melnick

Why Black Women Are Less Likely To Survive Breast Cancer

HuffingtonPost.com | Meredith Melnick | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living

Breast cancer is one of the more survivable cancers, thanks in part to large strides in education, treatment and post-cancer care. An American woman d...

One Gap That's Closing Between Black Women And Whites Isn't Anything To Cheer About

Posted 10.04.2013 | Black Voices

An estimated 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 39,620 breast cancer deaths are expected to occur among U.S. women in 2013. And according...

7 Breast Cancer Breakthroughs That Benefit Black Women

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.19.2012 | Black Voices

What a difference a year makes. In 2011 it was estimated that 6,040 black women would die from breast cancer, outpacing their white counterparts in mo...

Breast Cancer Gene Study May Lead To New Treatment, Better Prognosis For Black Women

Posted 09.24.2012 | Black Voices

Just one week shy of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Washington University researchers say they've made major strides in identifying four key forms of ...

Breast Cancer Breakthrough: Differences In Cancer Among Races, Possible New Therapies Explained

Posted 06.06.2012 | Black Voices

In the fight against one of the deadliest forms of breast cancer for black women -- triple-negative breast cancer -- researchers at the North Shore-LI...