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Cancer Disparities

March 19, 2009

May 2: What Every Woman Should Know - Myths and Facts about Women’s Cancers, hosted by Dr. Karen Winkfield

According to the American Cancer Society the cancers that most often affect women are breast, lung, colon, endometrial, ovarian, cervical, and skin cancers. Knowing about these diseases and what you can do can save your life.

March 19, 2009

April 6: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Rigoberta Menchú speaks at UMB

Dr. Menchú will be addressing the public at UMass Boston on recent events in the fields of Indigenous Rights, Ethno-Cultural Reconciliation, and Citizen Participation in the Americas.

March 19, 2009

April 14: Return to the Killing Fields - Cross Cultural Care and the Cambodian Experience

The 4th event in the DSC/MAO/Schwartz Center Film Series.

March 19, 2009

June 19: HCFA's Annual Health Care Policy and Organizing Conference - A Closer Look at Health Disparities

Massachusetts passed a health reform law in 2006. As coverage expands, has the state moved forward in addressing issues of health disparities? Join policy makers, community leaders and advocates to address health disparities in...

March 19, 2009

September 10: Racial and Ethnic Disparities - Keeping Current Seminar Series

Disparities in Cancer Treatment and Outcomes for People with Disabilities

March 19, 2009

March 23: The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center Lecture "Burden of Chronic Disease - NIDDK Research"

Speaker: Griffin P. Rodgers, MD - Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health

March 19, 2009

March 26: The Impact of Health Care Reform on Minority Populations and Their Providers

The program features a distinguished group of faculty including Dr. Alice Coombs and Joel Weissman, PhD, Senior Health Policy Advisor to the MA Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. CME credit...

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