Understanding participation by African Americans in cancer genetics research.

TitleUnderstanding participation by African Americans in cancer genetics research.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsMcDonald JA, Barg FK, Weathers B, Guerra CE, Troxel AB, Domchek S, Bowen D, Shea JA, Halbert CH
JournalJournal of the National Medical Association
Volume104
Issue7-8
Pagination324-30
Date Published2012 Jul-Aug
Abstract

Understanding genetic factors that contribute to racial differences in cancer outcomes may reduce racial disparities in cancer morbidity and mortality. Achieving this goal will be limited by low rates of African American participation in cancer genetics research.

DOI10.1039/c3an36928e
Alternate JournalJ Natl Med Assoc