Research to Reality: Dismantling Disparities in Cancer Care
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pmPST
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2022 California Research and Health Equity Policy Forum
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is the nation's leading advocacy organization working every day to make issues facing cancer patients a national and state priority.
Advancing Research, Innovation and Health Equity
Join us for the ACS CAN California Research & Health Equity Forum, held virtually on August 10th, which will focus on challenges faced by communities of color and medically underserved cancer patients and survivors. The forum will highlight how practitioners, healthcare systems and the private sector are rising to the challenge to address many of these disparities, and how public policies can ensure that advances in care are accessible for all communities.
Research to Reality: Dismantling Disparities in Cancer Care will feature Keynote Speaker John D. Carpten, PhD, a world-renowned geneticist and cancer researcher who brings an intense focus and understanding of the role of biology in disparate cancer incidence and mortality rates among underrepresented populations.
Following the keynote speaker there will be a lively discussion with California’s experts in research and cancer care as they highlight innovative approaches to addressing disparities.
Moderator: Robert Winn, MD, VCU Massey Cancer Center
Gladys Arias, Policy Principal for Health Equity, ACS CAN
Maria Garcia-Jimenez, MD, MHS, UCLA Health
Gillian Gresham, PhD, Cedars-Sinai Cancer
Elena Martinez, PhD, MPH, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
Ways to Support ACS CAN's Impact
We invite you to be part of a group of sustaining supporters enabling ACS CAN’s work to catalyze discovery, accelerate cures, and improve health equity. With your help, our advocacy will not stop. Join us and together we can save lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer.
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