For more than 20 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program has decreased disparities in breast and cervical cancer deaths.
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.