ICARE Social Media Post March 2022

Breast Cancer: Leading Cause Of Cancer-Associated Death Among Black Women

Did you know breast cancer surpassed lung cancer as the leading cause of cancer death among Black women in the United States? Although Black women are at a lower risk for developing breast cancer, they are 41% more likely to die of breast cancer compared with White women.
Future research is needed to reverse course, through strategies such as:
• increasing diversity in clinical trials
• provider education
• incentivizing health systems to provide equitable care
Read more in the American Cancer Society’s article at the link below 👇

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