Despite Database Discrepancies, Black Women Still Far Less Likely to Get Immediate Breast Reconstruction

Despite Database Discrepancies, Black Women Still Far Less Likely to Get Immediate Breast Reconstruction
Three national databases report highly varying rates of immediate breast reconstruction (IBR) among minority breast cancer patients undergoing breast removal for breast cancer, bringing focus to the already important issue of lower breast reconstruction rates among black and Hispanic women. Since the databases are used to inform healthcare policy, it is crucial that lawmakers know and understand these

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One comment

  1. Erik Miles says:

    After a mastectomy, your surgeon will do a breast reconstruction surgery to get the missing part of breast. However, being black is not a choice, everybody should have equal priorities. If as a black that woman was asking to pay higher bills or being ignored, then she should have taken the medical tourism towards the Brazil. That is one of the best countries for plastic surgeries.

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