Racial disparities diminish in specialised cancer centres

Monday, March 22, 2010 - 03:42 in Health & Medicine

A new study has found that when African American and white cancer patients are treated at similar, specialised cancer care institutions, mortality rates are roughly equal. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings suggest that where patients receive care may partly explain observed racial disparities in cancer mortality...

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