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Patients of African descent are being denied the benefits of cancer breakthroughs. We’re changing that

In Clinical Trials by Barbara Jacoby

By: Jennifer Dent From: Death rates from cancer are falling and access to potentially lifesaving treatments is increasing — except among Africans and Americans of African descent. This gap must be closed. Overall, the picture for cancer looks better than it did 30 years ago. In the last two decades, death rates for cancer in the U.S. have declined …