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Cancer Disparities

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]


January 11, 2008

Request for Mentors: 2008 CURE Program

We are currently recruiting DF/HCC members to provide college and high school students with a well-rounded, hands-on cancer research experience. [more]


January 11, 2008

May 5: MGH DSC/MAO Film Series -- "Bricks" and "Puppeteers"

Raising awareness of the issues of disparities and cross-cultural care through the screening of popular and documentary films, followed by panel discussions and question-and-answer periods.[more]


January 04, 2008

Lance Armstrong Foundation Now Accepting Proposals For 2008 Grants

The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) recently released a call for proposals for its 2008 grants cycle. The LAF expects to offer grants to cancer community programs and researchers. [more]


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