Posted by: audreybenenati | April 15, 2010

Blacks Hit Hardest by Lung Cancer


Report finds they are more likely to develop, die from disease

By Amanda Gardner
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, April 13 (HealthDay News) — Blacks are hit the hardest when it comes to both developing and dying from lung cancer.

A new report from the American Lung Association paints a grim picture of how environmental factors, biological factors, cultural attitudes and biases in the health-care system conspire to make this deadly disease even deadlier among members of this minority group.

Read the rest at http://healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=638014

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