Link Between High Blood Pressure And Earlier Death Among African-American Breast Cancer Patients

News — By on March 5, 2009 at 6:00 am

A study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco has shown that hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a predictor of mortality among breast cancer patients, especially those who are African-American, and that hypertension accounts for approximately 30 percent of the survival disparity between African-American and white breast cancer patients.

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