Awareness for minorities who have or could develop cancer - 3
Narrator: This is NIH health matters, I’m Joe Balintfy. Awareness among minorities, including African American and Asian American communities, is critical to reduce cancer health disparities. Ms. Fahcina Lawson, at the NIH's Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities emphasizes screening for early detection.
Lawson: It's also critical to make screenings more accessible. So access in these communities are very important. Screenings and early detection play an important role in reducing cancer health disparities.
Narrator: The Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities’ goal is to reduce the unequal burden of cancer and eventually eliminate cancer health disparities through research, training, and outreach. For details, visit www.cancer.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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