Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 25th, 1996
Incidence of breast cancer is lower in African-American women than in Caucasian women, however African-American women are more likely to die from the disease than their Caucasian counterparts. This is due partly to late diagnosis of the disease, particularly in poorly-educated women with low incomes. Additionally, mammography screening rates for African-American women are low.
Nicholas Danigelis and his colleagues at the University of Vermont conducted a study to determine factors associated with mammography screening in...
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