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Presentation Time: 1:30-1:50
Home University: Winston-Salem State University
Research Mentor: Shikha Yadav, Health Sciences
Program: ENABLE
Research Title: Factos Influencing the Mortality Rates of Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer is the 2nd most common Cancer in women in the U.S. Our project aims to utilize data mining and analyzation to explore the most common factors influencing the malignancy of breast cancer and its resulting mortality rates. We will explore the causative risk factors associated with the diagnosis of Breast Cancer through a correlational-descriptive design. Based on our extensive analysis, it was revealed that the mortality rates were heavily influenced by three variables: age at diagnosis, tumor size, and tumor stage.