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Study: Huge Gap In Breast Cancer Death Rate In South Suburbs

African American women in the south suburbs are 300 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women in the same area. It’s a number that has left long time doctors and researchers stunned.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2011

A cancer patients holds the tubes that funnel chemotherapy drugs into his body at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center June 17, 2003 in Fayetteville, N.C. (Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cancer Patients Denied Coverage For Clinical Trials

CHICAGO (CBS) – Insurance companies in Illinois routinely refuse to pay for clients to enroll in potentially life-saving cancer research trials. Now the Susan Komen Foundation and a state lawmaker are pushing to make that […]

CBS 2–03/22/2011