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  1. Even though physicians may appear to care about Black patients, we are still considered “less worthy” than white patients. It has been shown that Black patients are not offered the latest treatment because they are not expected to follow through or be able to do the treatments. Bilateral mastectomies are pushed in parts of this country because physicians don’t want waste the time to give black women radiation- or they feel they don’t understand or will follow through. Reconstruction is unheard of in parts of the United States because why waste the talents of a reconstructive surgeon. Even though physicians are well educated, they are still bound by how they were raised and preconceived ideas.