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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Black, Hispanic Chicago women less likely to be referred to top-tier centers

Chicago Tribune (1/3, Schoenberg) reports that Black and Hispanic Chicago women are less likely than white women to get diagnosed with breast cancer early, when the illness is more treatable, in part because racial minorities are less likely to be diagnosed at high-performing centers of excellence in breast cancer care, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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