Breast Cancer Awareness Month Reminds Us Of Higher Stakes for Black Women
In 2022, the number of breast cancer diagnoses will be similar among BIPOC and white women. However, the death rate for specifically Black women is about 40% higher than that of white women (11).Read that again. Black women with breast cancer are 40% more likely to die than white women. At this point, we know cancer isn’t an outlier. It’s the healthcare system.