In the Family: African American Women and Breast Cancer
- Aired: 10/08/2008
- Rating: NR
In this additional scene from 'In the Family', African American women discuss the need to raise awareness for genetic testing and surveillance methods among their communities. Studies have shown that the breast cancer (BRCA1) gene mutation is prevalent among African American women with breast cancer.
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