Cancer statistics by race and ethnicity

CA Cancer J Clin. Jan-Feb 1998;48(1):31-48. doi: 10.3322/canjclin.48.1.31.

Abstract

Key findings on cancer incidence and mortality are presented for five racial and ethnic groups in the United States--African Americans, American Indians, Asians and Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, and whites. Information on the prevalence of cancer risk factors and screening examinations among these racial and ethnic groups is also included.

MeSH terms

  • African Americans / statistics & numerical data
  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • Asian Americans / statistics & numerical data
  • Asian Continental Ancestry Group
  • Continental Population Groups*
  • Ethnic Groups / statistics & numerical data*
  • European Continental Ancestry Group / statistics & numerical data
  • Female
  • Health Services Accessibility / statistics & numerical data
  • Hispanic Americans / statistics & numerical data
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Indians, North American / statistics & numerical data
  • Male
  • Mass Screening / statistics & numerical data
  • Neoplasms / epidemiology*
  • Neoplasms / ethnology
  • Neoplasms / mortality
  • Pacific Islands / ethnology
  • Prevalence
  • Risk Factors
  • SEER Program
  • Sex Factors
  • Social Class
  • United States / epidemiology