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Blood cancer is far more deadly the darker the patient’s skin

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New research shows African Americans with blood cancer don't live as long as whites despite receiving the same care. Among patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, doctors say African Americans have shorter survival times because they are more susceptible to the more aggressive forms of the cancer. Scientists are trying to figure out why biological factors such as race affect cancer survival.

Source: CBS News

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