TITLE

Black men remain most likely to die of cancer

PUB. DATE
May 1996
SOURCE
Jet;5/20/96, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the study that cancer rates have increased for Black men who remain the group most likely to get and die from the disease, according to a study by the National Cancer Institute. Common cancers and causes of cancer deaths among all of the male groups; Highest rate of prostate cancer in Black men.
ACCESSION #
9605290386

 

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