ICYMI: March 25, 2016

Published on March 25, 2016

Updated on November 1, 2019


Feature Story

Black Smokers Less Likely to Get Lung Cancer Screening

FRIDAY, March 18, 2016 (U.S. News & World Report) –Differences in smoking habits between black and white Americans may lead to lower lung cancer screening rates for blacks, new research suggests.

Researchers reviewed federal government data from 1965 to 2012. They found that blacks are less likely than whites to start smoking in their late teens, but also less likely to quit as they get older.

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