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In the U.S. breast Cancer is the second common cause of cancer death in African American
African American women have a 40% higher death rate than white women in the U.S.
African American women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer before age 40 than
white women in U.S.
There is evidence that aggressive tumor characteristics are more common in young African
American women than white women.
**Source: American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts and Figures of African Americans 2018-2019