July 10: Aggressive Breast Cancers More Likely to Hit Black and Younger Women

Black and younger women face elevated risks of developing breast cancers that are not only aggressive but also less responsive to treatment, a new study confirms.

Researchers found that non-Hispanic black women were more than twice as likely as white women to be diagnosed with so-called triple-negative breast cancers, while women under 40 were nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed with the aggressive cancer as those aged 50 to 64, according to the study published in Cancer.

Read the full article here on Reuters.

2019-07-10T12:51:42+00:00