Disparate Cancer-Incidence Rates of Caucasian vs. African Americans

Paul R. Yarnold

Optimal Data Analysis LLC

Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program data were used to find cancer sites with at least moderately different rates for African vs. Caucasian Americans. Future research in ten cancer sites which involves subjects represented by these groups should account for associated cancer-incidence disparity in matching or via propensity score weighting methods.

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