Aggressive breast cancers may contribute to racial survival disparities

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 09:22 in Health & Medicine

Young black women are more likely to have a type of breast cancer that does not express any of the receptors for targeted biologic therapies, an analysis of approximately 1,000 invasive breast tumors has confirmed. The study also identified variation by ethnicity within a clinical breast cancer type that has the greatest mortality disparity.

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