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After Childhood Cancer, Racial Minorities Face Worse Outcomes

MEDSCAPE - June 30, 2022

"...compared with non-Hispanic White childhood cancer survivors, hospitalization was 70% more common for American Indian and Alaska Native children (hazard ratio [HR], 1.7) and 50% more common among Black children (HR, 1.5) at least 5 years after diagnosis. The data also suggest that Hispanic children may experience greater hospitalization in the first 5 years after diagnosis, whereas American Indian and Alaska Native and Black children are more likely to experience greater hospitalization after that point." Read Article>>

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