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Black patients far less likely to follow up lung cancer screening results

Black patients were 33 percent less likely to followup the negative results of their lung cancer screening, according to a meta-analysis of seven studies. This gap persisted for all stages of lung cancer.

See the abstract of the scientific paper “Racial Differences in Adherence to Lung Cancer Screening Follow-up: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis” by Yukiko Kunitomo et al.

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