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What's Killing Us Now-Cancer & African Americans

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According to CDC,  life expectancy and overall health have improved for many Americans in recent years, but not all Americans have benefited equally.

Among U.S. men, for all cancers combined—

  • The rate of new cancer cases is highest among black men, followed by white, Hispanic*, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native men.2
  • Death rates are highest among black men, followed by white, American Indian/Alaska Native, Hispanic, and Asian/Pacific Islander men.2

Among U.S. women, for all cancers combined—

  • The rate of new cancer cases is highest among white women, followed by black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native women.
  • Death rates are highest among black women, followed by white, American Indian/Alaska Native, Hispanic, and Asian/Pacific Islander women

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