In Cancer Disparities, Study Of Neighborhoods Points To Modifiable Factors, Not Race

News — By on April 14, 2009 at 12:00 am

While cities have shown considerable racial disparities in cancer survival, those racial disparities virtually disappear among smaller populations, such as neighborhoods within that city. The finding comes from a new analysis published in the May 15, 2009 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society.

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