Closing the Black Cancer Gap At this week's National Conference on African-Americans and Cancer, experts convened to discuss why African Americans die from cancer at a higher rate than any other race, and what can be done about it.
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Closing the Black Cancer Gap

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Closing the Black Cancer Gap

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At this week's National Conference on African-Americans and Cancer, experts convened to discuss why African Americans die from cancer at a higher rate than any other race and what can be done about it.

Farai Chideya talks with Mary Hess, founder and president of Minority Healthcare Communications and Dr. Natalie Joseph, an oncologist with FOX Chase Cancer Center.

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