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The inherited risk of certain types of early-onset cancer is significantly higher among racial minorities.
Colorectal cancer in people under 50 has risen dramatically in recent decades.
Racial differences in waiting list placement improved in states that expanded Medicaid.
While disease progression was higher in Black men, their rates of metastasis and mortality were similar to those of white men.
But persistent racial disparities mean Black women diagnosed with the aggressive disease have a shorter life expectancy.
New report highlights cancer’s toll on racial and ethnic minorities and other underserved populations.
Smoking is on the decline, and Black lung cancer rates are the better for it.
NAFLD is the leading indicator of mortality among Medicare beneficiaries with hepatocellular carcinoma.
Investigators studied how the association between race and outcomes varies among nearly 1 million people with common cancers.
Some will innately get the insult and frustration. Others will not see why it was a big deal. All I can do is speak my truth.
Addressing barriers to care, such as insurance coverage, could mitigate disparities in outcomes between white and Black men.
Black women face additional burdens along their risk-management journey, researchers say.
Regardless of race, ethnicity or nationality, men are more likely than women to get cancer.
Smoking behaviors do not explain this new finding.
‘Many reasons for optimism’ says expert at annual community symposium.
Highlights from HIV and hepatitis C research presented at the 2018 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston
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