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Wellness Wednesday: How To Address Racial Disparities In Breast Cancer

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Eye For Ebony

Black women who frequently use lye-based hair straightening products long term may be at an increased risk of developing breast cancer, according to researchers at Boston University.

The recent findings are part of a 25-year-long study looking into why Black women diagnosed with breast cancer are 40% more likely to die from the disease than white women.

Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we discuss the challenges and urgent need to address racial disparities in breast cancer.


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