Research is critical to understanding and reducing cancer disparities, as well as examining gaps in cancer prevention and care delivery that contribute to these disparities. Clinical trials are a key part of research and enable the development of better drugs and treatments for cancer.
Disparities in Access to Cancer Care
All individuals should have equitable access to quality cancer care and equal opportunity to live a healthy life. Our ability to continue to make progress against cancer relies heavily on eliminating the inequities that exist in cancer care. This factsheet explores who is more likely to be uninsured, how do health outcomes compare across groups, barriers to healthcare, and how ACS CAN is taking action.