Racial and Ethnic Differences

Aug. 14, 2012, 11:44 a.m.


Breast Cancer Differences

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women in the United States. It is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among nearly racial and ethnic group, including African American, American Indian/Alaska Natve, Asian Pacific Islander and Hispanic/Latina women. Race is not considered a factor that might increase a woman's chance of getting breast cancer.