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Survivorship disparities are differences in outcomes among specific population groups, such as race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and education.
African American women are nearly twice as likely as white women to be diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer and are much more likely than white women to die from breast cancer.
Rates of liver cancer are higher among American Indians/Alaska Natives and Asian and Pacific Islanders than other racial/ethnic groups.
Women in rural areas are twice as likely to die from cervical cancer as women in more urban areas.
Genetic and Biological Factors
Health Care Access
Chemical and Physical Exposures
Georgia CORE is committed to improving the quality of cancer for all Georgians and closing the gap in health disparities.
Adapted from Cancer Disparities, originally published by the National Cancer Institute.
Last Updated: 6/23/2019 10:43:45 AM
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