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Cancer Disparities

March 26, 2008

March 31: 2008 Alvin F. Poussaint, MD Visiting Lectureship: “Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Institutional Responses, Personal Reflections”

This year's lecturer is M. Roy Wilson, MD, MS, the Chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver, and a graduate of the HMS Class of 1980.


March 26, 2008

May 15: MGH Disparities Solutions Center -- Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Looking Back seminar series

Featuring Drs. Linda Clayton and Michael Byrd, authors of the Pulitzer-prize nominated volumes "American Health Dilemma". [more]


March 26, 2008

Overcoming barriers to cancer prevention and care

Although scientists know more about cancer today than ever before, racial and ethnic minorities bear a disproportionate burden of cancer across the disease spectrum. Disparities also affect those whose age, income, health...[more]


March 05, 2008

The Prostate Health Education Network TV

Watch congressional leaders, medical and research specialist, survivors and others address the African American prostate cancer crisis.[more]


February 15, 2008

April 6, 2008: New England Science Symposium

An opportunity for biomedical and health-related researchers to present their work, exchange ideas, and expand their professional network.


February 15, 2008

Website Community for African-American Women Affected by Breast Cancer

From Living Beyond Breast Cancer, an online community created to empower all women affected by breast cancer to live as long as possible with the best quality of life.[more]


February 01, 2008

February 29: The 10th Annual William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture: "The Science and Epidemiology of Racism and Health in the United States: an Ecosocial Perspective", by Nancy Krieger, Ph.D., Harvard School of Public Health

The broadcast of the Keynote Lecture will include a live call-in question-and-answer session with Dr. Krieger. [more]


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