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The Role of Minority Academic Health Centers

  • David Satcher
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Abstract

We recognize now that cancer in minorities is a problem of crisis proportions that merits urgent concern and action. I shall focus on the role of minority medical schools or academic health centers in responding to this reality.

Keywords

Black College Academic Health Center Underserved Community Research Strength Black Physician 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1989

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