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Pancreatic Cancer Deaths Down Among Blacks

The good news: Pancreatic cancer deaths among Black men and women are going down, says a new study. The bad news: Our death rates are still disproportionately higher than whites. Researchers are unsure as to why these racial disparities exist given that smoking rates have gone down across racial lines, writes Health Day. It’s believed that obesity, smoking and eating red meat raises people’s risk of pancreatic cancer

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