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Addressing systemic racism as the cancer of Black people: equity ethic-driven research

Black people have the highest cancer rates in the USA owing to systemic racism — biased systems that put pressure on Black lives every day. STEM scholars have a responsibility to reduce the historical trauma associated with systemic racism. This also means challenging systemic racism within STEM fields.

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McGee, E.O. Addressing systemic racism as the cancer of Black people: equity ethic-driven research. Nat Rev Cancer 21, 477–478 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41568-021-00368-8

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