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Disparities in race, ethnicity, and status affect progress in cancer survival rates in youth

A new study in JNCI Cancer Spectrum finds that dramatic increases in cancer survival in adolescents and young adults are undermined by continuing disparities by race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic ... read more

Cancer survival rates in the young show inconsistent progress

A new study in JNCI Cancer Spectrum ... in cancer survival in adolescents and young adults are undermined by continuing disparities by race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. ... read more

How to Close the LGBT Health Disparities Gap

A companion CAP brief, “How to Close the LGBT Health Disparities Gap: Disparities by Race and Ethnicity,” explores ... mammograms for lesbians or how high rates of harassment affect the mental health ... read more

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Health Disparities By Race And Class: Why Both Matter

In this essay we examine three competing causal interpretations of racial disparities in health. The first approach views race as a biologically meaningful category and racial disparities in health as ... read more


Despite decades of cancer treatment progress, black and white survival rates remain different: CDC

The CDC's findings on ovarian, breast and colon cancer survival, published in the journal Cancer, come at a time when reports show that that overall cancer death rates have declined ... socioeconomic ... read more

Studies reveal socioeconomic and racial disparities in lupus

In the Arthritis Care & Research study, a team led by Jane Salmon, MD, of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, examined rates ... up the race/ethnicity variable, such as socioeconomic ... read more

Survival changes in patients with small cell lung cancer and disparities between different sexes, socioeconomic statuses and ages

Small cell lung cancer (SCLC ... We calculated survival changes in patients with SCLC during each decade between 1983 and 2012 to determine the roles of race, sex, age, and socioeconomic status (SES) ... read more

Cancer Special Report 2017: Cancer Trends in Diagnosis, Stages, Treatment, and Survival Rates

In early November, I was 1 of 12 journalists selected by the Association of Health Care Journalists to attend a cancer reporting fellowship ... oncologists, and disparities in care by race, ethnicity, ... read more

Black-White Cancer Death Rate Gap Is Shrinking

African-Americans still have the highest overall death rate and lowest survival rate for most cancers compared to other racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. Since the 1960s, cancer diagnosis rates ... ... read more

Survival Rates in Adolescents & Young Adults With Cancer Show Inconsistent Progress

Cancer survival ... not shown any recent progress, find novel therapies for advanced stage disease in all cancer types, and ensure that survival improvements reach all young patients, regardless of ... read more

Health Disparities By Race And Class: Why Both Matter

Our thesis is that major progress against ... improve the measurement of race/ethnicity as well as class/socioeconomic status is that these steps will enable policymakers to monitor the effects of ... read more



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