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Just In: New Avon Foundation-funded Breast Cancer Study Finds Black Women Are Dying At Higher Rates Than White Women

Friday, October 7, 2016
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Study cites significant decrease, however, in the disparity in Memphis, Philadelphia and Boston markets over the study period

NEW YORK, NY – October 3, 2016 – Today, the Avon Foundation for Women released a new study on the Black:White disparities in breast cancer mortality in the 50 largest cities in the United States between 2005 and 2014, which was conducted by Sinai Urban Health Institute in collaboration with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and funded by the Avon Foundation for Women.

 

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