Expert Video - How prevalent is lung cancer among Black Americans? Why is it so prevalent?
Janine Harewood, MD, a lung cancer specialist practicing in Fort Myers, Florida, discusses the prevalence of lung cancer among Black Americans and lung cancer death in Black people. She also discusses racial disparities in lung cancer and how cigarette smoking and radiation exposure affect Black people and lung cancer.
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