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Racial, economic gaps in care need correcting

Black women are dying from breast cancer at a much higher rate than any other racial group. For women over the age of 45, the incidence of breast cancer is more frequently diagnosed in whites. But the percentage of black women surviving breast cancer after five years is 78 percent compared with 90 percent for whites.

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  • Headline: Racial, economic gaps in care need correcting
  • Publication: High Profile, Pages 45 on 11/18/2012
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