Cancer statistics for African Americans.

  title={Cancer statistics for African Americans.},
  author={Asma Ghafoor and Ahmedin Jemal and Vilma E. Cokkinides and Cheryll J. Cardinez and Taylor E Murray and Alicia Samuels and Michael J. Thun},
  journal={CA: a cancer journal for clinicians},
  volume={52 6},
The American Cancer Society provides estimates on the number of new cancer cases and deaths, and compiles health statistics on African Americans in a biennial publication, Cancer Facts and Figures for African Americans. The compiled statistics include cancer incidence, mortality, survival, and lifestyle behaviors using the most recent data on incidence and survival from the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program, mortality data from the… CONTINUE READING
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