USF St. Petersburg campus Honors Program Theses (Undergraduate)


Devon E. Bonner

First Advisor

Tuya Pal, M.D. FAMBG Associate Professor, College of Medicine

Second Advisor

Susan Vadaparampil, Ph.D. MPH Associate Professor, College of Medicine

Third Advisor

Teri Malo, Ph.D. Research Data Analyst, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute


University of South Florida St. Petersburg

Document Type


Date Available

May 2012

Publication Date


Date Issued

December 2011


Although Caucasian women are diagnosed with breast cancer more often than Black women, Black women are diagnosed at younger ages and experience higher mortality from breast cancer than any other racial/ethnic group.


A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the University Honors Program, University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

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