Triple Negative Breast Cancer and Women of Color Webinar

In recognition of Black History Month, join Dr. Onyinye D. Balogun and Dr. Lisa Newman of Weill Cornell Medicine-New York Presbyterian Hospital Network as they discuss all aspects of triple negative breast cancer and its impact on women of color. Other online educational tools can be found HERE which also includes a video library for events... Continue Reading →

Triple Negative Breast Cancer & African American Women

Watch a recording of the online webcast HERE CancerCare Connect® Education Workshops are a cost-free way to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of your home or office. Leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information on the telephone and online. This workshop is for patients and their families, partners, caregivers, and friends who are... Continue Reading →

Closing The Rural Cancer Care Gap

The National Press Club 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC, United States

Today, Americans diagnosed with cancer in rural areas face greater challenges in accessing cancer care, and as a result, they generally have worse outcomes than their urban and suburban counterparts. According to recent data: Americans in rural areas have higher death rates for multiple common cancers – including lung, colorectal, prostate and cervical – than... Continue Reading →

Facebook Live: “A Dialogue on Cancer Disparities, Prevention, & Research”

The National Cancer Institute will hold a Facebook Live event discussing cancer disparities and the work being done to reduce cancer disparities. The event will feature Worta McCaskill-Stevens, M.D., M.S., National Cancer Institute, Brid M. Ryan, Ph.D., M.P.H., National Cancer Institute, and Christina Dieli-Conwright, Ph.D., M.P.H., University of Southern California. View the event live this Thursday on the NCI Facebook page.

Susan G Komen® “In My Own Voice” Event for African-American Women


African-American women are often diagnosed younger, at later stages and with more aggressive breast cancers when the prognosis is poor, which contributes to nearly 40% higher death rates than white women.  These disparities are especially salient as it relates to metastatic breast cancer (MBC); African-American women living with MBC face unique challenges associated with this... Continue Reading →

Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities & the Medically Underserved

Hilton San Francisco Union Square 333 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA, United States

The AACR Special Conference “The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved” will advance the understanding of, and ultimately help to eliminate, the disparities along the cancer continuum that represent a major public health problem in our country. Reflecting this transdisciplinary field, professionals from academia, industry, government, and the community are... Continue Reading →

Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos

Marriott Plaza San Antonio 555 S. Alamo St, San Antonio, TX, United States

The Mays Cancer Center and the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio are hosting the second international conference on Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos conference. This conference comes at an especially important time when Latinos – the largest, youngest and fastest-growing minority group in the U.S. – are expected to... Continue Reading →

14th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities In Racial/Ethnic Minorities And The Medically Underserved

Virtual Meeting

Join us October 6-8 for the AACR Virtual Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities. Featuring advocate keynote speaker Loriana Hernandez-Aldama from ArmorUp for LIFE, this conference advances the understanding of, and ultimately helps to eliminate, the disparities that represent a major public health problem in our country. Patient advocate scholarships are available