Media roundup: Cancer in Iowa report

Published on March 11, 2021

According to the 2021 Cancer in Iowa report issued by the State Health Registry of Iowa, the age-adjusted cancer mortality rate for Black people in Iowa is more than 25% greater than it is for white Iowans. A number of news stories were generated about the report.

‘Cancer in Iowa’ report analyzes racial disparities in incidence, mortality of disease

Black Iowans die from cancer at higher rate due to ‘structural racism,’ report shows

Report: Cancer In Iowa 2021, shows disparities in Black and White populations

Black Iowans Are Disproportionately Impacted By Cancer, New Study Shows

New Report Shows Black Iowans Hardest Hit by Cancer

Structural racism responsible for higher mortality rates among Black Iowans with cancer, University of Iowa study finds

Annual cancer report spotlights racial disparities