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How Incarceration Raises Risk of Cancer Diagnosis and Death—Even After Release

The United States has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world, with nearly 2 million people in the criminal justice system facing potential barriers to accessing timely, quality care. Now, Yale researchers are finding that individuals with a history of incarceration are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer and are less likely to survive the disease.

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