CDC: African-American women less likely to get mammograms | wtsp.com

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The number of patients dying from breast cancer is on the decline… that’s the good news.

The bad news is there’s still a large gap between black and white women in terms of mortality and when one is diagnosed. 

Those are the findings of a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Black women still have a disproportionately higher breast cancer death rate: 41 percent higher than white women.  

The report suggests a link between the high mortality rate and data showing black women less frequently use mammography than white women.

via CDC: African-American women less likely to get mammograms | wtsp.com.

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