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Racial Gaps in Cancer Survival--Asking the Wrong Questions?

Kuska, B. (1999) Racial Gaps in Cancer Survival--Asking the Wrong Questions? JNCI Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 91 (22). pp. 1912-1913. ISSN 0027-8874

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A landmark 1973 study showed for the first time an “alarming increase” in the number of American blacks dying from cancer. Today, nearly 30 years later, experts say the alarm bells continue to sound unabated. One reason the problem persists is its sheer complexity. Black healthcare topics often extend far beyond medicine, intertwining with thorny social issues, such as education, economics, culture, and racism.

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Subjects: Health > Disparities
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Cancer
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Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2011 12:06
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2011 12:06
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/3431

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