Variation in Breast Cancer Types by Race/Ethnicity

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What The Study Did: Researchers investigated the differences by race/ethnicity in rates of different types of breast cancer among 200,000 women in the United States.

Authors: Jing Wang, M.D., Ph.D., and Yi Fang, M.D., Ph.D., of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College in Beijing, are the corresponding authors.



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