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Gene Flaws Common in Blacks With Breast Cancer

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June 3, 2013
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Genetic mutations that raise the risk of breast cancer, like the kind Angelina Jolie has, are surprisingly common in black women with the disease, according to a new study that could help explain why blacks face higher rates of breast cancer.


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