Published in Cancer Weekly, February 17th, 1997
While cancer deaths between 1973 and 1990 increased four percent in the general population, they increased ten percent among American Indians, who have the poorest cancer survival rates of any racial group in the United States.
Yet, providers of healthcare to these populations give cancer a low priority and commit few funds to its prevention, according to the first studies assessing cancer control programs for Native Americans. The studies were conducted by University at...
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