Genomic Data Yields New Insights Into Breast Cancer Mortality Gap Between Black, White Women

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Findings from a new multi-institutional study have revealed new genomic patterns that contribute to higher mortality among black women with breast cancer than white women with similar tumors.

The results could lead to more personalized risk assessment for women of African ancestry, hasten development of novel diagnostic approaches, and inform more effective treatment, the study’s authors noted.

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