New York Times article on disparities research featuring Chicago’s Sinai Urban Health Institute


An analysis of breast cancer mortality trends in 41 of the largest cities in the United States shows that the chance of surviving breast cancer correlates strongly with the color of a woman’s skin. Black women with breast cancer – whether they hail from Phoenix or Denver, Boston or Wichita, Kan. – are on average about 40 percent more likely to die of the disease than white women with breast cancer. Continue reading…


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