A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that African American women with triple-negative breast cancer have higher mortality than white American women with this aggressive tumor. The investigators call for more research to understand the factors driving the disparities in order to find ways to address them. Researchers found that African Americans had a 28% increased risk of death compared with Americans of European descent

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Carmen Michelle Lopez

Survivor of the Month

Carmen Michelle Lopez

My name is Carmen Michelle Lopez. I’ve been married to a wonderful man for 27 years and we have two amazing children. I am truly blessed to have them in my life. At age 40 I was diagnosed with breast cancer on August 24, 2017....

 

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