Health Disparities in Cancer
CDC's Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (DCPC) monitors trends in cancer incidence and mortality, and identifies which populations are disproportionately affected by the disease.
Breast Cancer Disparities
Black women have the highest death rates of all racial and ethnic groups. The reasons for this difference result from many factors.
Reducing Cancer Disparities
Public health agencies, health care providers, and communities of all racial and ethnic groups must become partners in a national effort to reduce health disparities.
Cancer in American Indians and Alaska Natives
Culture, location, history, and health care produce unique cancer occurrence patterns in these groups.
CDC's Health Disparities in Cancer Feature
Life expectancy and overall health have improved in recent years for most Americans, but not all Americans are benefiting equally.
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