Cancer Incidence Among Asian-Americans

  • Marc T. Goodman


Other chapters in this volume have focused on the high rates of cancer among minorities in the United States. In contrast, United States data show that Asian-Americans experience lower rates than Blacks and Caucasians for many of the more common malignancies. Epidemiologists, clinicians, nutritionists, and other health professionals may learn much about the etiology of cancer by determining why Asian-Americans have lower incidence rates. Contrasts of ethnic-specific cancer patterns may reveal factors associated with disease causation and disease prevention.


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