Health Disparities in Cancer
According to CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, life expectancy and overall health have improved in recent years for most Americans, but not all Americans are benefiting equally. CDC monitors trends in new cancer cases and cancer deaths to identify groups that are more affected by the disease.
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CDC’s Latest Research
- Disparities in the context of opportunities for cancer prevention in early life
- Racial/ethnicity disparities in invasive breast cancer among younger and older women
- Racial and ethnic differences in health behaviors and preventive health services among prostate cancer survivors in the United States