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Black Americans are still dying of cancer at the highest rates

Racial disparities in cancer deaths are shrinking, but communities of color still lack access to screening and treatment. read more

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Cancer death rates drop but Black Americans still face highest risk

Decades of systemic racism and the structures developed under it continue to limit the ability of Americans to benefit equally from cancer advances, some medical experts tell Axios, as seen by Black ... read more

Black Americans’ cancer death rate highest of any demographic: report

Even as progress is made in the fight to end cancer and lengthen lives of sufferers, Black Americans still register the highest overall death rate from the spectrum of diseases as any racial or ethnic ... read more

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Blacks Still Outpace Whites In Cancer Deaths, Even As Gap Narrows

The report, by the American Association of Cancer Research, also comes as health professionals note the disparate rates of illness and death among Black who get Covid-19. read more


AACR report on cancer disparities reveals harsh truths and a call to action

Rick Kittles, Ph.D., and Loretta Erhunmwunsee, M.D., comment on American Association for Cancer Research inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report. read more

Black American Women And Breast Cancer Disparity

Fewer Black women were being screened and adequately treated—and more of them were dying. Karen underwent treatment and became not just a survivor but a breast cancer advocate. Nineteen years later ... read more

Death of Chadwick Boseman casts light on growing rates of colon cancer in young people

Boseman's cancer battle can shine a light on the dangers of colon cancer in young and middle-aged people and encourage them to undergo annual screenings. read more

Why Do Black Men Still Fare Worse With Prostate Cancer?

"We hope our study findings can enhance public awareness that the racial survival difference, particularly between Black and white prostate patients, can be narrowed by erasing th ... read more

Opinion: Chadwick Boseman’s death highlights the alarming rate of colon cancer in young, Black Americans

His untimely death can serve as a reminder to everyone that colorectal cancer is not just a disease of the elderly. read more

Chadwick Boseman’s Death Sparks New Conversation About Colon Cancer Among Black Men

Over the weekend, the news of Chadwick Boseman’s sudden death ... Black community, specifically Black men. According to a report from the American Cancer Society, Black people have the highest ... read more

Black Americans Dying Of Cancer At The Highest Rates

Black Americans are dying at cancer at the highest rate of any other demographic, according to a new report from the American Association for Cancer Research. A report from September 16 says there are ... read more



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