The Race Problem in Breast Cancer Screening
Here’s a curious fact: Black American women are 37 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women, according to a 2015 report by the American Cancer Society, yet they receive early-stage diagnoses much less frequently. Why might that be? Biology’s role isn’t clear. The breast cancer death-rate in the U.S. is on the […]
My Family’s Decade in Genetic Limbo
Personal DNA testing may yet deliver on its promise.