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The State of Cancer in Philadelphia

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The goal of this report is to identify and characterize disparities in cancer incidence and mortality, uses of cancer screening, and select cancer risk factors in Philadelphia between 2000-2018. The ultimate purpose is to use this information to motivate and support programs and policies aimed at reducing cancer risks and disparities.

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Also developed by the Drexel Urban Health Collaborative in collaboration with a team from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and Fox Chase Cancer Center, there is an interactive data tool that examines the patterns and trends in cancer, cancer screening and select cancer risk factors in the city of Philadelphia.

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Appendix B