Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Health Disparities and Cancer

Cancer disparities occur when there are differences in the occurrence, frequency, death, and burden of cancer that exist among specific population groups, including racial and ethnic minority groups. This section provides information about health disparities and cancer.

Learn more about ASCO's efforts to reduce health disparities in cancer care.

Additional information on cancer health disparities will be added to several Cancer Type sections soon.

Race and Breast Cancer

Learn more about the role of race, including risk factors and genetics, in breast cancer.

Resources

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