Plenary-AA : Cancer and the African American Experience

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This plenary explores the many factors that lead to inequalities in cancer care outcomes for African Americans. The uniqueness of the African American cultural heritage is reviewed, as are potential culturally sensitive approaches to improve access to and quality of cancer care.

Plenary-AA – Cancer and the African American Experience (PDF - 540KB)

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A panel of interdisciplinary African American healthcare providers discusses the socioeconomic, racial, and cultural factors that contribute to disparate outcomes in cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes for African Americans.