Health Equity in Cancer

What Does Health Equity Look Like?

Dr. Richard Besser, CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, speaks about health disparities in the United States and the need for equal opportunity for people to prosper.

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CDC awarded funds to three research organizations to learn how to advance health equity in cancer.

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CDC is working to improve the accuracy of cancer data for American Indian and Alaska Native people.

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People with disabilities are less likely to get cancer screening tests than people without disabilities.

CDC is advancing health equity through research, programs, and partnerships. Learn what CDC is doing.

Page last reviewed: September 14, 2022