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Funmi Olopade, MD

“Chicago is full of rich Black women, middle class Black women who are police officers, teachers, who are not living in poverty. And so, the more I see the variety of Black women who are coming in with triple-negative breast cancer, the more I refuse to accept the fact that it was all poverty and their social determinants. And I really wanted to study the biology determinants of aggressive breast cancer.”

See “Improving National and Global Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Care” on the Breast Cancer Research Foundation website (November 25, 2020)

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