Risk Of Aggressive Breast Cancer Subtype Three Times Higher For African-American Women

Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 22:14 in Health & Medicine

Lifestyle, age and weight have all been considered as risk factors for breast cancer. A new study has found that even taking these factors into consideration, African-American women face three times the risk of developing an aggressive "triple negative tumor" compared to women of other racial backgrounds.

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