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Cancer in native races

Frederick L. Hoffman

Cancer in native races

... address delivered ... before the American Association for Cancer Research, Albany, N.Y., etc.

by Frederick L. Hoffman

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Published by s.n. in [Newark, N.J.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- America.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmerican Association for Cancer Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43p. ;
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18589165M

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    race and class. Incidence Breast cancer incidence rates show white women with the highest rate, followed by African American women. Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, and Native-American women show a lower risk of developing breast cancer.i Unfortunately, for some of these communities, the true disparities in incidence. A supplemental monograph has been published to provide a comprehensive description of the cancer burden in the American Indian/Alaska Native population in the United States using a combination of cancer incidence data from CDC's National Program of Cancer Registries and NCI's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program, along with record linkages and geographic factors.

    Few studies have compared the smoking-associated risks of lung cancer among Native Hawaiians, Asians, and Latinos. 7, In a population-based case–control study conducted in Hawaii, the risk.   With the success of the book "Seabiscuit" by Laura Hillenbrand, more books are being issued of some of the great thoroughbred race horses of the 20th century. John Eisenberg, a newspaper journalist from Baltimore, has written a very good biography of Native Dancer, who was the first horse racing hero in the television s:


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According to the National Cancer Institute, white, non-Hispanic women have the highest overall incidence rate for breast cancer among U.S. racial/ethnic groups, while Native-American women have.

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Natives succeeds at showing up the hypocrisy of Britain in relation to its ideals and its actual treatment of colonial subjects.

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