Biopsies confirm a breast cancer diagnosis after an abnormal mammogram – but structural racism may lead to lengthy delays
By Marissa Lawson, Medical Fellow in Radiology, School of Medicine, University of Washington
Christoph Lee, Professor of Radiology, School of Medicine, University of Washington
Early detection of breast cancer is critical to improving chances of survival. But racial and ethnic minority patients systematically have delayed diagnoses that reduce the benefits of screening.
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- Friday, July 8, 2022