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Sylvester Researchers study higher rates of breast cancer in Bahamian women

Oct. 12, 2020

Dr. Judith Hurley, an oncologist with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, provides insights on how family history, race and genetics can play a role in determining a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer. Through her research of studying hundreds of Bahamian women, Dr. Hurley has found that they, on average, develop breast cancer at 42 — about two decades before American women.

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