30-Year Study Will Probe Cancer Disparities in Black Women

May 8, 2024

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(Axios) – More than 100,000 Black women are expected to be enrolled in the largest-ever study of cancer risk and outcomes in this high-risk group, the American Cancer Society announced Tuesday. Why it matters: Despite major gains in the past two decades, Black women in the U.S. have the highest death rate and the shortest survival rates of any racial or ethnic group for most cancers. (Read More)