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Komen Study Profiles Eight Communities Nationwide 'Most Affected' by Breast Cancer

Susan G. Komen for the Cure on Thursday released a report that profiles eight communities "most affected" by breast cancer and launched a campaign that aims to curb disparities and remove gaps in breast cancer-related care, the Washington Post reports. The eight communities profiled in the report, titled "Breast Cancer Mortality Report: Closing the Gaps in Eight Communities," are: Chicago; Madison County, Miss.; Moultrie County, Ill.; McDowell County, W.Va.; Edgecombe County, N.C.; Harlem, N.Y.; Washington, D.C.; and Wayne County, Mich., which includes Detroit.