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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?
I’ve always detested the saying ’Turn lemons into lemonade.’ I don’t like lemonade. Turning lemons into a lemon martini fits me better.
While I can still let racist and insulting words roll off my back, I am still human and affected by them. After all, it’s OK not to be OK.
Health equity advocate Karen Winkfield, MD, MPH, works to enroll more underserved people with cancer in lifesaving clinical trials.
A study of 700,000 tweets revealed that Trump’s tweets led others to use anti-Asian language on Twitter.
Leading advocacy groups suggest policy and practice changes to improve racial equality in access to high quality cancer care.
I have never felt more afraid, paranoid, heartbroken, horrified and filled with a level 4 kind of rage than I did in 2020.
Susan Moore, MD, died of complications from COVID-19 in late December, after alleging racial bias in her care at IU Health North hospital.
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