NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Race is associated with how willing people are to take part in pharmacogenomics research, but it may not be the lone factor, researchers asserted in a report published in the July issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

"Our study demonstrates that race alone does not explain participation" in correlative studies, researchers led by Moffitt Cancer Center's Howard McLeod wrote in the paper. "Factors at the institutional level also need to be considered."

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