Dr. Mona Hassan describes what cancer care is like in Lebanon, including the significant disparities in cancer care between Lebanese people and refugees in the country.
In this post, Dr. Matthew Schabath discusses the unique challenges LGBTQ people with cancer face throughout their experience, what resources are available to help, and how the health care community is working to eliminate disparities in care.
In this podcast, Dr. Petros Grivas and Dr. Edith Mitchell discuss what health care disparities are, how they affect people with cancer, and why involvement of minority populations in cancer clinical trials is so important.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Black and Hispanic People with Cancer: Research from the 2020 Quality Care Symposium
Research from the 2020 Quality Care Symposium underscores the effect the COVID-19 pandemic has on Black and Hispanic people with cancer.
2020 National Cancer Opinion Survey: Cancer Screening and Mental Health During COVID-19, Racism and Cancer Care, and Misperceptions Around Cancer Clinical Trials
The 2020 National Cancer Opinion Survey reveals the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on cancer screening and mental health, racism’s impact on health care, and widely held misperceptions about cancer clinical trials.
Dr. Karen Winkfield describes disparities in cancer care and what is being done to bring health equity to cancer care.
In this podcast interview, Dr. Allison W. Kurian talks about a recent study showing that most women with breast or ovarian cancer do not receive genetic testing.
Sexual and gender minorities face sizeable disparities in cancer care. The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released a Position Statement on this topic, identifying the problems and providing a roadmap to the solutions.