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

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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…