Tuesday, December 20, 2016

More Evidence is Needed to Determine Whether Black Women Should Be Screened for Breast Cancer Differently, USPSTF Report Says

Aunt Minnie (12/19) reports, “Black women are more likely to die from breast cancer than white women, and more evidence is needed to determine whether they should be screened for breast cancer differently, according to the US Preventive Services Task Force’s (USPSTF) sixth annual report to Congress.” The report “lists screening for breast cancer in African-American women as an area with ‘key evidence gaps.’” 


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