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Why Do Some Racial Groups Get Screened Less for Breast Cancer?

Why Do Some Racial Groups Get Screened Less for Breast Cancer?

Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaA new study form the Journal of the American College of Radiology says there are significant differences in breast cancer screening rates for racial groups in the U.S. Why?

We discuss what’s being done on the local level to address screening deficiencies with Dorothy Gibbons, co-founder and CEO of The Rose, a breast health organization in Houston.

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