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African Americans have the highest mortality rate of any racial and ethnic group for all cancers combined and for most major cancers. Death rates for all major causes of death are higher for African Americans than for whites, contributing
in part to a lower life expectancy for both African American men and African American women.
Source: CDC, 2015 Health United States, 2014. Table 40.
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Source: NCI 2015. Seer Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2012. Tables 2.15 through 24.15
Source: CDC 2015. Health United States, 2014. Table 78.
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