African American women have a higher mortality rate than their white counterparts when it relates to breast cancer. This is a fact that can be prevented with a proper plan, amongst other courses of action.
Early detection is essential in the battle against breast cancer. It starts with knowing how to perform a breast self-exam and following up with mammograms. African American women’s high mortality rate is due to a lack of precaution which can be remedied.
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