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Cancer Disparities

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]

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]

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