Association of Residential Racial, Economic Segregation With Cancer Mortality

JAMA Oncology

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2022

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About The Study: The findings of this study of 3,110 U.S. counties suggest that residential racial and economic segregation is associated with higher cancer mortality at the county level, highlighting opportunities for geographically targeted cancer prevention and control efforts. 

Authors: Lu Zhang, Ph.D., of Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina, is the corresponding author. 

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2022.5382)

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