Study Reveals Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with Melanoma Have Higher Mortality Rates

According to a study published Aug. 25, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, or APIs, who are diagnosed with melanoma have a higher mortality rate than their white counterparts but are diagnosed less frequently.

The study was conducted by several researchers, including UC Berkeley School of Public Health alumni Yixuan James Zheng and Clarice Ho. They found that APIs are generally diagnosed at later stages of melanoma, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer…

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