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Cancer can’t take away the essence of me, writes blogger Megan-Claire Chase, and neither will racists in positions of power.
A Q&A with University of California, San Francisco’s Karla Kerlikowske, MD, about cancer, obesity, breast density, inflammation and more
Terrance Mayes and Loretta Erhunmwunsee are the new leaders of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Forum on Equity.
A study found that only 43% of clinical trials reported race and ethnicity. The FDA issued guidance to address these inequalities.
Women residing in locations with historic housing discrimination have lower breast cancer survival rates.
Screening Black women for breast cancer starting at age 40 would decrease deaths by 57%.
Anxiety wasn’t associated with increased risk, but persistent depression may be a warning flag for people with metastatic lung cancer.
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.
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