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Blacks With Blood Cancer Don’t Live as Long as Whites

African-Americans with blood cancer have shorter survival rates than whites, says a new study. Researchers are not sure why this disparity exists, but admit that this type of cancer was more aggressive in African-Americans. The Black participants in the study received the same treatment, had the same access to facilities and started treatment at the same time, the Chicago Defender writes. 

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