A Stark Gap in Breast Cancer Deaths

See on Scoop.itMyHealthShare Medical Reporter

The difference in mortality rates between black women and white women with breast cancer has widened since 1975, in part because black women have not benefited as much from improvements in screening and treatment. Among the states with available data, Tennessee has the largest gap. Massachusetts, where the rates have converged, has the smallest.

MyHealthShare‘s insight:

A Stark Gap in Breast Cancer Deaths http://myhealthshare.org http://sco.lt/…@myhealthshare

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