Breast Cancer Risk in African American Women

May 22, 2020By CancerSmarterBreast Cancer, Cancer Research, Diagnostic Testing, Genetic Testing

On May 19, 2020 the Journal of the National Cancer Institute published a paper confirming that multiple genes predispose black women to breast cancer. This study is called Contribution of Germline Predisposition Mutations to Breast Cancer Risk in African American Women. According to the CDC African American women are more likely than Caucasian women to get triple negative breast cancer. … Read More