Methodist Healthcare’s Work to Address Racial Gap in Breast Cancer Survival Featured in New York Times

Published On 12/23/2013

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The article tells the stories of two patients currently undergoing treatment at Methodist partner, The West Clinic.

A December 20 article in The New York Times discusses efforts by Methodist Healthcare to improve awareness and treatment of breast cancer for African-American women in the Memphis area. The article explains that research by the Sinai Institute in 2012 revealed that black women in Memphis are more than twice as likely as white women to die of breast cancer, and it discusses Methodist’s outreach to underserved areas through the Congregational Health Network. The article includes profiles and video of two patients, currently undergoing treatment for advanced breast cancer at The West Clinic.

Read the full story at http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/health/tackling-a-racial-gap-in-breast-cancer-survival.html