• Good News, Bad News on Black Americans and Cancer

    1 month ago - By Web MD

    Conclusions stem from an analysis of death data for Black individuals and other ethnic/racial groups gathered by the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics.
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  • Black people continue to bear a higher cancer burden even after steady decline in mortality rates

    Black people continue to bear a higher cancer burden even after steady decline in mortality rates

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    From 1999 to 2019, rates of cancer deaths declined steadily among Black people in the United States. Nevertheless, in 2019, Black people still had considerably higher rates of cancer death than people in other racial and ethnic groups, a large epidemiologic study has found.
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  • Cancer deaths in Black people drop; still higher than others

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    A new study says cancer deaths rates have steadily declined among Black people but remain higher than in other racial and ethnic groups
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  • Cancer death rates remain highest among Black individuals vs. other racial, ethnic groups

    Cancer death rates remain highest among Black individuals vs. other racial, ethnic groups

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Despite a decrease in cancer mortality among Black individuals between 1999 and 2019, cancer death rates remained highest among Black men and women compared with any other racial and ethnic group.
    The findings, published in JAMA Oncology, indicate a need for targeted interventions to eliminate social inequalities that contribute to higher cancer mortality among Black individuals, researchers noted.
    “Cancer is the second leading cause of mortality in the United States, with more than 600,000 cancer deaths estimated for 2022,” Wayne R. Lawrence, DrPH, MPH, cancer prevention fellow in
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