Gaps in information about breast cancer risk and prevention impact African American women
Full article: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13557858.2018.1562053?journalCode=ceth20
A study showed that African American women with increased breast cancer risk experienced greater burdens in obtaining information at each step compared to white women. Racial differences in preventive choices correlated with differences in information and provider access. (3/14/19)
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