Cancer disparities occur when there are differences in the occurrence, frequency, death, and burden of cancer that exist among specific population groups, including racial and ethnic minority groups. This section provides information about health disparities and cancer.
Learn more about ASCO's efforts to advance health equity in cancer care.
An Expert Q&A on Cancer Disparities and Health Equity
How disparities affect people with cancer and what is being done to bring health equity to cancer care
Resources on Cancer Disparities and Health Equity
Links to general information and resources for underserved people
Health Equity Research and Updates
Learn more about the ongoing conversation to understand health disparities and bring equity to cancer care