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Blog posts tagged "disparities"

April 11, 2016

Guest Post: Accelerating Health Equity by Eliminating Cancer Disparities

April 11, 2016

Guest blogger Dr. Jan Eberth, Ph. D., assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics in the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the University of South Carolina, discusses some of her health disparities research work to illustrate the value of federally-funded research in preventing and treating cancer.

March 11, 2016

Guest Post: Addressing Health Disparities Through Patient Navigation

March 11, 2016

During a presentation to the Society and ACS CAN on the state of health and wellness in the African American community, Dr. Harold P. Freeman, former Society National Board President and founder of the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute, shared his thoughts on reducing disparities and the role of patient navigation.

April 30, 2012

Closing the Chronic Disease Gap in Minority Populations

April 30, 2012

Earlier this month, as part of National Minority Cancer Awareness Week, ACS CAN co-hosted an important briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss the importance of research and prevention in eliminating inequities among minority populations in prevalence rates of and access to health care for chronic diseases.