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Black Women and Breast Cancer: Experts Discuss Shortcomings in Care

Article in General Surgery News

“Black women have more aggressive breast cancer at a young age than other women, and they’re more likely to die at a young age from these cancers. But they don’t have the same opportunities for screening, genetic testing, treatment and clinical trial participation, experts in oncology reported during a panel session at the 2021 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons.”

The speakers called on all health care providers involved in women’s cancer to improve care for Black women and their families.


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