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(Washington, DC) Today CommonHealth ACTION begins work conducting research for the Susan G. Komen® updated National Capital Region Community Profile. Washington, DC has the highest breast cancer incidence and mortality rates in the United States. The breast cancer incidence rate is 20% higher and mortality rate is nearly 40% higher in Washington, DC compared to the national average. The region also has one of the highest incidence rates of late-stage breast cancer and women of color experience the highest rates of breast cancer mortality.
Creating a Culture of Equity for Veterans' Transition to Civilian Life