Resources to Address Health DisparitiesHealth equity is achieved when every person can attain their full health potential and no one is disadvantaged because of social position or circumstances.
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Everyone carries some risk for cancer, but some groups are more likely to be diagnosed, more likely to have aggressive types and more likely to die of cancer. These differences in diagnosis and outcomes are called health disparities. The resources listed below focus on addressing cancer health disparities.
AACR Healthcare Disparities Progress Report
American Indian Cancer Foundation
Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL)
National Alliance for Hispanic Health
National LGBTQ Cancer Network Database of LGBTQ+-Welcoming Cancer Screening Providers
National LGBTQ Cancer Network Database of LGBTQ+-Welcoming Cancer Treatment Providers
National Center for Transgender Equality
World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
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