Racial disparities in cancer rates are narrowing Racial disparities in cancer rates are narrowing
For decades, the rate of cancer incidence and deaths from the disease among African-Americans in the United States far outpaced that of whites. But... Racial disparities in cancer rates are narrowing

For decades, the rate of cancer incidence and deaths from the disease among African-Americans in the United States far outpaced that of whites. But the most recent analysis of national data by the American Cancer Society suggests that “cancer gap” is shrinking: In recent years, death rates from four major cancers have declined more among blacks than among whites.


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