Health Disparities Information
The identification and elimination of health disparities is an application area of growing importance at NCI. Tools to identify such disparities include mapping at the small area level and spatial analysis of health outcomes of sociodemographic subgroups. The links below describe major initiatives in this area.
- NCI Surveillance Research Program - Funding opportunities and tools for leveraging cancer surveillance data to study health disparities.
- NCI DCCPS research emphasis on Health Disparities - Research opportunities and resources for those interested in health disparities research.
- NCI DCCPS research emphasis on Rural Cancer Control - Research opportunities and resources for those interested in rural cancer control research.
- NCI Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities - The CRCHD works to address cancer health disparities across the cancer control continuum, from disease prevention to end-of-life care.