University Team Reduces Disparities in Breast Cancer CareSeptember 25, 2017 |
by Nick Patterson
Data-driven research has for years borne out that there are diverse health conditions between different demographics—blacks and whites, for instance.
“We know that … more African-Americans die from cancer or heart disease or stroke or diabetes and infant mortality,” said Mona Fouad, MD, director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center. “These are measured conditions that are the top causes of death or mortality in our nation.”