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Cancer Disparities

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]


February 01, 2008

Carl Wieman, PhD: Science Education in the 21st Century

On March 6, Nobel Prize recipient Carl Wieman, PhD, will speak on the topic of "Science Education in the 21st Century: Using the Tools of Science to Teach Science." This science colloquium is free and open to the...


January 18, 2008

Call for applicants: Aetna/Disparities Solutions Center (DSC) HealthCare Disparities Fellowship

A program created to prepare health care professionals with the tools and skills to develop strategies to address racial/ethnic disparities in health care.[more]


January 18, 2008

Call for applicants: The 2008-2009 MGH Disparities Leadership Program

An education program created to empower leaders with tools and skills to address racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare. [more]


January 18, 2008

Article: Trust between doctors and patients is culprit in efforts to cross racial divide in medical research

Study shows lingering doubts and fears hamper research participation by African Americans.[more]


January 11, 2008

Racial Disparities Persist in U.S. Cancer Treatment

U.S. blacks continue to get inferior cancer treatment compared to whites, researchers said on Monday in a study showing that disparities first documented in the early 1990s persist despite efforts to erase them. The researchers...[more]


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