INTERVIEW: Disparities among those with breast cancer

Doctor speaks on breast cancer disparities
Doctor speaks on breast cancer disparities
Published: Oct. 21, 2022 at 4:41 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re learning about all aspects of the disease.

This includes the disparities among those impacted.

Overall, the breast cancer death rate dropped 43 percent between 1989 and 2020. However, Black women have a 40 percent higher mortality rate than other ethnic groups then it comes to breast cancer.

KSLA’s Kori Johnson sat down with Dr. Sarah Thayer to learn more about these disparities.