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Deadly Disparities In Breast Cancer Treatment

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Black women are not more likely than white women to be diagnosed with breast cancer, but they are more likely to die from it. We ask Dr. Otis Brawley, a Johns Hopkins expert in cancer screening and prevention--why?

He’ll be discussing breast cancer this Saturday, Nov. 23, at the health conference, “A Woman’s Journey," at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor. Details here

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Maureen Harvie is senior producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.