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African American Breast Cancer Rates

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...

Breast Cancer Death Gap Widens

Chicago Tribune | Deborah L. Shelton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In 1980, black women and white women in Chicago with breast cancer were equally likely to die. Since then, death rates for white patients have improv...