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Sisters Network® Inc. is committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community.
An estimated 26,840 new cases of breast cancer are expected to occur among African American women in 2011

The overall incidence rate of breast cancer is 10% lower in African American women than white women.

African American women have a five year survival rate of 78% after diagnosis as compared to 90% for white women.

The incidence rate of breast cancer among women under 45 is higher for African American women compared to white women.

Source: American Cancer Society, Cancer Facts & Figures for African American 2010-2011
 
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