Please read Dr. Goldman’s article in Health & Place titled, “Visual cues of the built environment and perceived stress among a cohort of black breast cancer survivors.“
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States (U.S.) despite decreases in mortality over time (DeSantis et al., 2016). Advancements have not been equally distributed, however, as women who self-identify as African American or Black (hereafter, ‘Black women’) have higher breast cancer mortality rates compared to White women. Moreover, this Black-White breast cancer survival disparity remains after accounting for various demographic, tumor, treatment, healthcare access, and neighborhood social factors. To read the full article.
Visual cues of the built environment and perceived stress among a cohort of black breast cancer survivors. Plascak JJ, Llanos AAM, Qin B, Chavali L, Lin Y, Pawlish KS, Goldman N, Hong CC, Demissie K, Bandera EV. Health Place. 2021 Jan;67:102498. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2020.102498 PMID: 33383367