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Black women with Triple Negative Breast Cancer less likely to be treated with surgery and chemotherapy and more likely to die than White women

In a study of 23,123 women diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer between 2010 and 2015, Black women were 16 percent more likely than White women to die from the cancer. This disparity in mortality was partially explained by the finding that Black women were 31 percent less likely to receive surgery and 11 percent less likely to undergo chemotherapy, the reearchers concluded.
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