Cancer statistics for African Americans, 2013.

  title={Cancer statistics for African Americans, 2013.},
  author={Carol E DeSantis and Deepa Naishadham and Ahmedin Jemal},
  journal={CA: a cancer journal for clinicians},
  volume={63 3},
In this article, the American Cancer Society estimates the number of new cancer cases and deaths for African Americans and compiles the most recent data on cancer incidence, mortality, survival, and screening prevalence based upon incidence data from the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries and mortality data from the National Center for Health Statistics. It is estimated that 176,620 new cases… CONTINUE READING