34061 - Cancer disparities Faina Linkov, PhD University of...

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Faina Linkov, PhD University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Cancer disparities
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Cancer Disparities: Definition The NCI defines "cancer health disparities" as "differences in the incidence, prevalence, mortality, and burden of cancer and related adverse health conditions that exist among specific populations groups in the United States."
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True of false ? Disparities exist only because of poverty
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True of false ? Most disparities have genetic basis
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True of false ? Minority groups in most countries have poorer health outcomes
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True of false ? Minority groups in various countries around the world countries have poorer health outcomes
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Burden of Cancer in U.S. Seven Strategic NCI Priorities Reducing Cancer Health Disparities Reducing Cancer Health Disparities Integrated Clinical Trials System Integrated Clinical Trials System Advanced Technologies Advanced Technologies Molecular Epidemiology Molecular Epidemiology Integrative Cancer Biology Integrative Cancer Biology Strategic Development of Cancer Strategic Development of Cancer Interventions Interventions Prevention, Early Detection and Prevention, Early Detection and
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The anatomy of disparity Death from Preventable cancers Death from late-stage cancers otherwise
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