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Safe Sun: Black Women Need Protection, Too

According to SkinCancer.org, “Late-stage melanoma diagnoses are more prevalent among minority patients than Caucasian patients; 52 percent of non-Hispanic black patients and 26 percent of Hispanic patients receive an initial diagnosis of advanced stage melanoma, versus 16 percent of non-Hispanic white patients.” In other words, 1 in 2 Black women diagnosed with melanoma will need

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