Unequal burden of head and neck cancer in the United States.

@article{Goodwin2008UnequalBO,
  title={Unequal burden of head and neck cancer in the United States.},
  author={Wm. Goodwin and Giovana R. Thomas and Dorothy F. Parker and Debbie E Joseph and Silvina Levis and Elizabeth J. Franzmann and Charles Anello and Jennifer Hu},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={
          358-71
        }
}
BACKGROUND Black Americans are adversely affected by many types of malignancies. METHODS We reviewed data from the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program to evaluate racial disparities in head and neck cancer incidence, mortality, and survival. RESULTS Head and neck cancer incidence is greater in the black population and peaks at a younger age. The incidence disparity is decreasing over time and is less for cancers of the oral cavity/pharynx… CONTINUE READING
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