Top Breast Cancer Stories From 2013

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  • Vanessa Bell Calloway Came Out As a Breast Cancer Survivor
  • Losing Weight Reduces Your Risk of Breast Cancer
  • Black Women More Likely To Die From Breast Cancer
  • Black Breast Cancer Survivors Have Higher Risk of Heart Failure
  • School-Age Drinking Increases Breast Cancer Risk
  • Black Women With Breast Cancer Are More At Risk for PSTD
  • 3D Mammograms May Detect Breast Cancer Better
  • The Major Breast Cancer Headlines
  • Women of Color More Likely to Underestimate Breast Cancer Risk
  • FDA Approves First Pre-Surgical Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Cancer Increasing Among African-Americans
  • BRCA1 and BRCA2 More Common Among Black Women
  • Angelina Jolie Double Mastectomy Sparks National Debate

Black Women More Likely to Die From Breast Cancer

This past April, a study found that regardless of the type of breast cancer one had, found that Black women were twice as likely to die from the disease compared to white women. Researchers from Kaiser Permanete also found that African-American women were more likely to be diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer that was harder to treat, reported HealthDay News

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