Department of Preventive Medicine

Cancer Surveillance Program

Cancer in Los Angeles County,
Trends by Race/Ethnicity, 1976-2006

This report provides physicians, researchers, public health officials and the public with high quality data documenting the trends of many different types of cancer in Los Angeles County over thirty years. These data illustrate considerable differences in cancer incidence between men and women and among various racial/ethnic groups in a way not previously available to our community.

These differences not only identify the types of persons at greater and lesser risk of each cancer but also offer intriguing clues that may lead to better understanding and prevention of cancer.

Cancer in Los Angeles County, Trends by Race / Ethnicity, 1976-2006 (PDF - 6 MB file)

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