Published on February 9, 2018
Updated on November 1, 2019
Why Are Black People Less Likely to Get Melanoma But More Likely to Die From It?
FRIDAY, February 2, 2018 (SELF) — Yes, black people can get skin cancer. What’s more, when they do, they’re much more likely to die from it.
“Skin cancer in [people] of color absolutely happens. It tends to be a perfect storm, which is why people who have darker skin and who develop skin cancer tend to have a much poorer prognosis,” dermatologist Brooke Jackson, M.D., who specializes in skin of color and owns a private practice in Durham, North Carolina, tells SELF.
Hispanic women more likely to die after breast cancer diagnosis
Feb. 8, The Baltimore Sun
Cancer from cellphones? New studies say no need to hang up
Feb. 2, The Washington Post
Hot tea linked to esophageal cancer in smokers, drinkers
Feb. 6, CNN