2 Things Black Women Need to Know About Breast Cancer & Mammograms

Black and white women in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer at roughly the same rate. But black women are 40% more likely to die from the disease. Women's health expert Dr. Jessica Shepherd, of the OWN Your Health campaign with Oprah Winfrey, explains the racial disparities in health care that contribute to this alarming statistic.

Plus, find out why a mammogram might not be the best screening tool for black women.

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