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Breast cancer care ‘race gap’ not explained by insurance, income
USA Today

The so-called racial gap in breast cancer care has long been known by researchers, with African-American and Hispanic women less likely to get recommended breast cancer treatments than white patients. “Less well known is what the issue is — is it race itself or something else contributing?” said Dr. Rachel Freedman, a medical oncologist at Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, and an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School.