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NY Times Bestselling Author Becomes the First South Asian Woman to Write ‘Ms. Marvel’

Samira Ahmed, a New York Times bestselling YA (Young Adult) author, makes history as the first South Asian woman to write a comic book series for “Ms. Marvel.”

The announcement: The new series, titled “Ms. Marvel: Beyond The Limit,” will be penned by Ahmed and illustrated by “Runaways” artist Andrés Genolet, Marvel announced on Thursday.

More Younger South Asian Women Are Diagnosed With Aggressive Forms of Breast Cancer, Study Finds

A new study has found that younger Indian and Pakistani women have an increased rate of being diagnosed with more aggressive forms of breast cancer.

About the study: Researchers from the Rutgers School of Public Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey conducted a study to look into the increasing rates of breast cancer cases among South Asian women in the United States published in Rutgers Today.