Racial disparities in cancer survival shrink with increased public welfare spending

Increased state spending on social services such as Medicaid correlated with improved 5-year overall survival among Black adults with cancer, according to study results scheduled for presentation at ASCO Annual Meeting.
Greater state investment in public welfare programs also resulted in a reduction of racial disparities in survival for several cancer types, findings presented during a virtual press briefing Thursday showed.
Previous research has shown associations between cancer outcomes and social determinants of health, which include factors such as financial stability, education, place of

Increased state spending on social services such as Medicaid correlated with improved 5-year overall survival among Black adults with cancer, according to study results scheduled for presentation at ASCO Annual Meeting.
Greater state investment in public welfare programs also resulted in a reduction of racial disparities in survival for several cancer types, findings presented during a virtual press briefing Thursday showed.
Previous research has shown associations between cancer outcomes and social determinants of health, which include factors such as financial stability, education, place of