Breast cancer mortality rate higher in African American women

February is Black History Month, so we are looking at issues affecting the African American community. One of them is an alarming statistic about breast cancer.

According to the American Cancer Society, white women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer, but African American women are more likely to die from it.

13WMAZ’s Mary Grace Shaw sat down with one African American woman who defied those odds and beat breast cancer.

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