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1,207 wordsPlease Read This Warning Before You Use This Essay for Anything (It Might Save Your Life) Aspects of Breast Cancer According to the American Cancer Society, in the United States in 1997 alone, 180, 000 people were diagnosed with a horrible disease. Of all types of cancer breast cancer ranks second and is the number one cancer which is fatal in women between ages of 15 to 54. This cancer is within the top three cancers of all women above the age of 15. This awful disease is breast cancer. Breast ...
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200 wordsExploring the Growth of Breast Cancer Among African American Women Breast cancer develops as an abnormal growth of cells accumulate within the breast. Recent studies have proven that White women have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than African American women, yet we as African American women are at a higher risk of dying from the disease. There is however, one possible link to the higher mortality rate in breast cancer among Black women. We as African Americans tend to stray from the ...
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