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Study: Black Women Are Dying At Higher Rates Of Breast Cancer Than White Women — Black America Web

Just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a new study underscores why it’s so important for African-American women to get screened. According to the Avon Foundation for Women, Black females are dying at higher rates of the disease than white women. Between 2010 and 2014, the breast cancer mortality rate for Black women was 30.7 deaths per…

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Teni S.

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Tareau Barron

We have to realize that most of our fellow African Americans live in areas where there are asbestos, lead, pollution and factories. When city planners and comptroller and surveyors were “colonizing” They determined that all blacks shall live in these areas. Asthma, Emphazema, Cancer, High Blood pressure, sickle cell, etc are all a contributing factor in these. It’s sad, right?

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It's A Black Girl Thing

So sickening and sad at the same time ? We have to keep stay on top of our health, both women and men. We’ve got to do preventive measures like annual exams, mammograms, etc. Although it’s hard for those that live in impoverished areas to have access to adequate healthcare…

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Tareau Barron

Exactly, you hit the nail on the head.

blackmomworld

They have been doing this to us for as far back as they would like to go is HIStory. The Tuskegee air men, planned parenthood, the Aids “Epidemic” they make sure we end up in certain places and living under certain conditions. Thank you for the post. It is amazing to see other BLACK women awake. They are surely calling it “population control” and that is sad. The minority we shall stay.

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