PBS NewsHour

Why Black women face a triple threat from breast cancer

Clip: 06/03/2021 | 8m | Video has closed captioning.

For Black women in America, a breast cancer diagnosis brings with it a disturbing statistic. Black women are less likely to develop breast cancer but 40 percent more likely to die from it than white women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yamiche Alcindor reports on the complicated story behind the statistics.

Aired: 06/03/21

Rating: NR

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