Study: Breast Cancer Strikes Hard at Young Blacks

A new study published by scientists at the University of North Carolina concludes that African-American women under 50 who have breast cancer get sicker, need more aggressive treatment and are more likely to die than white women. Rose Hoban of North Carolina Public Radio reports.



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