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African American women’s use of chemical hair relaxers might help explain their higher risk of death from hormone-related cancers.
Considerable evidence shows that diversity in medicine improves care, and some argue that it “literally saves lives.”
The American Cancer Society commits to improving lives by increasing diversity in medical education.
Florida always had a special place in my heart—until this year. That fascist governor would have enraged my grandfather.
The racist treatment of Black lawmakers in Tennessee—and my own experiences in cancerland—pushed me into a deep depression.
Patient satisfaction surveys fail to ask whether the patients experienced discrimination or received culturally competent care.
ACS CAN is pleased to see the White House provide anti-discrimination protections as part of the Affordable Care Act.
I feel like 500 years were added to my age when I got cancer, writes Warrior Megsie, adding: I have moments of joy, but they’re fleeting.
Microaggressions, encouraging empathy and prioritizing mental and physical health.
Black individuals were able to access surgery within 28 days of diagnosis, down from 43 days before the intervention.
Women residing in locations with historic housing discrimination have lower breast cancer survival rates.
Screening Black women for breast cancer starting at age 40 would decrease deaths by 57%.
Fear of experiencing joy is something I have thought about over the years but never fully acknowledged within myself.
Through action and from a place of respect, Shannon let me know that she stands firmly by my side as a genuine friend.
Will there ever be a time when I can bring all of myself into a room?
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