What African Americans and Other Minorities Need to Know About Their Risks for Cancer

The good news on cancer? According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), cancer incidence and mortality overall are declining in all population groups in the U.S.—due in large part to impressive advances in diagnosis and treatment as well as increased public awareness of the need for regular screenings. The bad news? Minority populations – Blacks and African Americans, in particular – are still more likely to develop cancer and die from the disease. […]