Contact: Robbin Ray
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Caption: Christopher Lathan, M.D., M.P.H., comments on findings from his survey in the journal Cancer that found African-Americans are more likely than whites to hold mistaken and fatalistic beliefs about lung cancer, as well as being more reluctant to consult a doctor about possible symptoms of the disease.
Credit: Christopher Ingalls, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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