3 Times Greater Risk Of Aggressive Breast Cancer Subtype For Black Women

News — By on March 27, 2009 at 9:30 am

Lifestyle, age and weight have all been considered as risk factors for breast cancer. Now a study published in the open access journal Breast Cancer Research has found that even taking these factors into consideration, black women face three times the risk of developing an aggressive ‘triple negative tumour’ compared to women of other racial backgrounds.

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