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Cancer Disparities

Cancer Deaths Fall For African-American Men, But Disparities Remain: Study

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Black Voices

Feb 6 (Reuters) - Drops in smoking may have helped drive cancer death rates down among black men in the United States during the last decade, but th...

5 Colonoscopy Myths Busted

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Black Voices

Despite being one of the more preventable forms of cancer known, a new study conducted in the Center for Health Policy at the University of Nebraska M...

Undoing D.C. Cancer Disparities

YaVonne Vaughan | Posted 12.25.2012 | DC
YaVonne Vaughan

The decades-old persistence of cancer disparities and the designation of Washington, D.C. having the worst black-white cancer death rate gap in the nation deserve nothing short of a sea change in budget and policy priorities.

One Size Does Not Fit All: Do Current Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Neglect Race?

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Prostate cancer hits black men especially hard. One out of every 5 black men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and 5 out of 100 will die of the disease.