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Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson will host the American Cancer Society’s “Call To Action” on December 4th.
Lauded actor, activist and rap artist Common stars in a PSA to raise awareness about lung cancer research and clinical trials.
Kellie Smith, 52, lives in Austin with her husband and child. She has multiple myeloma.
The revised 2021 recommendations might not dramatically improve access to screening for minorities.
Pairing low-income and minority cancer patients with community health workers improved quality of life.
Cancer research has seen enormous strides in the past 50 years, but disparities persist and COVID-19 has led to setbacks.
High incidence of cases and low vaccination rates don’t fully capture why mortality rates are so much higher in rural areas.
Excess deaths by population were three to four times higher among Black and American Indian men and women.
African Americans are twice as likely to be diagnosed with multiple myeloma as white people, but lag in treatment gains.
In animated PSAs for early colorectal cancer screen, Chuck D and Pete Colon reach out to Black and Latino Americans.
Recommendation includes people over 65, those with underlying medical conditions and those with occupational risk.
For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the National Cancer Institute’s Director Dr. Ned Sharpless reflects on childhood cancer progress.
Hospitals are filling up with COVID-19 patients and other medical conditions are going untreated.
Some say the announcement is based on weak evidence and could undercut vaccine confidence with no clear benefit in controlling the pandemic.
Highlights from the over 400 abstracts related to colorectal cancer presented at The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting
Access to health care without financial barriers helped narrow the gap between Black and white patients.
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