Why is breast cancer more frequent and more lethal in black women?

Why is breast cancer more frequent and more lethal in black women?

“Black woman have begun to develop breast cancer more often and most of these breast cancers occur later in life!” says Dr. Lannis Hall, radiation oncologist at Siteman Cancer Center, then she pinpoints some of the reasons why, in this sharp and insightful piece on breast cancer. Dr. Hall lets us know how we can decrease our risks of getting breast cancer starting with “Breast Self-Awareness” in our 20s.

Women and everyone who loves the women in their life, please don’t miss this critical video on women’s health. This is another “No Appointment Necessary” video brought to you by the St. Louis American, and sponsored by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Public Health Accreditation Board and City of St. Louis Department of Health.

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