Author | Deidre Hill, PhD

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Disparities in Cancer Care Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities

September 01, 2006

ByBethany Kolb, MBA, MS IV|Anne Marie Wallace, MD|Deidre Hill, PhD|Melanie Royce, MD, PhD

Eliminating cancer disparities-not only for racial/minority groups but for all underserved populations-must be a priority for those involved in cancer care. For individual practitioners, the first step in addressing disparities is accomplished through understanding the possibility that disparities exist in varying depth and complexity for each racial or ethnic minority patient.