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New UPenn Study Finds Black, White Women Have Same Genetic Risk of Breast Cancer

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A new study from the University of Pennsylvania finds Black and white women have the same gene mutations linked to breast cancer risk. The findings challenge past, smaller studies that found Black women face a greater genetic risk. WHYY’s Sojourner Ahebee has more on what that means.

(Original air-date: 9/8/21)