Government programs are WIDENING black-white health disparities

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Thanks to better prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment, cancer mortality in the United States has fallen 33% since 1991, per data the American Cancer Society published this year.

But that progress has not been equally distributed.

The cancer mortality rate for black people remains higher than for white people.

Between 2000 and 2020, the gap between black and white outcomes grew wider for breast cancer and male colorectal cancer.

Click to read the full article in the New York Post.

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