Expert Video - What is health equity and why is it important in lung cancer care?
Cancer specialist Janine Harewood, MD, from Fort Myers, Florida, describes factors affecting health equity in lung cancer care, such as insurance, access to screening tests for lung cancer, transportation, and the ability to get to treatment for lung cancer care. Black Americans may be more affected by these barriers to lung cancer care than other Americans.
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