Cancer Health Disparities

Publications and external resources related to cancer health disparities.

External Links

About Cancer Health Disparities
American Journal of Public Health, Volume 140, Issue S3 (June 2014)
Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer

Excerpted statistics on cancer health disparities, see here for more information

Cancer Facts and Figures 2016

The American Cancer Society’s annual report provides the estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2016, as well as current cancer incidence, mortality, and survival statistics, and information on cancer symptoms, risk factors, early detection, and treatment.

Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans

The American Cancer Society’s report on cancer facts and figures for African Americans. PDFs are available from 2005 to 2018.

Cancer Facts & Figures for Hispanics and Latinos 

The American Cancer Society’s report on cancer facts and figures for Hispanics and Latinos. PDFs are available from 2006 to 2017.

Making Cancer Disparities History

2004, Trans-HHS Cancer Health Disparities Progress Review Group PDF.

The Unequal Burden of Cancer: An Assessment of NIH Research and Programs for Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved

Edited by M. Alfred Haynes and Brian D. Smedley, published by the Institute of Medicine

 

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