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
- Invasive cancer incidence, 2004–2013, and deaths, 2006–2015, in nonmetropolitan and metropolitan counties—United States
- Racial and ethnic disparities among state Medicaid programs for breast cancer screening
- Influences and practices in colorectal cancer screening among health care providers serving Northern Plains American Indians