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Why black women are getting breast cancer? (hint: lack of vitamin D)




breast cancer diagnoses for black women have increased in frequency. Breast cancer rates for black women were 124 per 100,000 women in 2002. By 2012, the rate of black women with breast cancer rose to 135 cases per 100,000, an increase of 11 women per 100,000. (Diagnoses for white women rose 3 per 100,000 in that same time.)

One issue that oncology researchers continue to ignore is that people with black skin who live in northern latitudes do not effectively absorb vitamin D from the sun.

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