Insurance is a driving factor in black breast cancer death
One year ago - By Daily Mail
About 23 percent of US black women diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004-2013 had either no health insurance or had Medicaid coverage, versus 8 percent of white breast cancer patients.
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A Black, White Mortality Gap Much Explained by Insurance
One year ago - By Medscape
Having no insurance or inadequate insurance accounts for more than a third of the excess mortality risk between black and white women with early-stage breast cancer in the United States.
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