By Cara Murez
TUESDAY, Feb. 21, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Black women are not getting the tests they need to diagnose uterine cancer early, according to a new study.
Previous research had found that Black patients are less likely to receive early diagnoses than people from other racial and ethnic groups. The new study showed that it’s because Black women were more likely to face testing delays or to not get recommended tests at all.
That matters because early diagnosis can improve survival rates. When uterine cancer is confined to the uterus, nearly 95% of patients survive the next five years….