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Racial Disparities in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Triple Negative Breast Cancer is more common among African American and western sub-Saharan African breast cancer patients compared with White/Caucasian Americans.

In a number of studies, striking similarities in disease epidemiology, risk factors, tumor biology, and genetics were observed between African and African American breast cancer patients, suggesting that West African ancestry is associated with inherited susceptibility for Triple Negative Breast Cancer.

See the full text of the scientific paper “Racial Disparities in Triple Negative Breast Cancer: A Review of the Role of Biologic and Non-biologic Factors” by Om Prakash et al.

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