Racial Disparities

Is There An Association Between DCIS and Breast Cancer Mortality?

How effective is surgical treatment for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) at preventing an invasive recurrence of breast cancer? Treatment is intended to significantly lessen the lifetime risk of breast cancer and breast cancer-related mortality, but are patients diagnosed with DCIS still at risk for experiencing poor outcomes? A recent study in JAMA Network Open…

How Can Disparities in Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility Be Addressed?

A significant amount of progress has been made in improving the treatment of lung cancer and patient outcomes. However, a number of disparities that can have an impact on these persist, including those affecting lung cancer screening. Lung cancer screening is an essential step toward effective treatment and improved survival,  but its success depends on…

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