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Power of the personal: Medical advocacy's lifesaving role for African-American breast cancer patients

New study demonstrates the impact of clear discussions, support from medical providers - and shows room for improvement

Oct. 15, 2014 | By Joely Johnson Mork / Fred Hutch News Service

A Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center study published earlier this month in the Journal of Cancer Education focuses on how medical advocacy can improve outcomes for African-American women who face a potential breast cancer diagnosis after receiving abnormal mammogram results.

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