Oncology & Cancer

Reducing colorectal cancer disparities among African American men

Out of any other racial group, African American men have the lowest five-year survival rate for colorectal cancer (CRC). A major factor contributing to this dire situation is low adherence to recommended early detection screening, ...

Medical research

Black patients fare worse after angioplasty

(HealthDay)—Even after undergoing the artery-clearing procedure angioplasty, Black patients with heart disease are more likely than whites to suffer a heart attack or die within the next several years.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Data dashboard highlights COVID-19 demographics and time trends

As news reports underline the disproportionate toll of COVID-19 on racial and ethnic minorities in the United States, a new data visualization dashboard developed by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health scientists ...

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