Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Breast Cancer
September 16, 2014 3:00 pm Eastern Time
Despite advances in early detection and treatment, breast cancer disparities persist among women of color. African-American and Latina women, in particular, are more likely to die from breast cancer than white women. Women of color also face complex social, economic, and linguistic barriers when confronting the disease. This webinar explored strategies aimed at reducing racial and ethnic disparities in breast cancer diagnosis, care, and mortality. Listen to hear about interventions that improve access to early detection, outreach, and education, as well as efforts to create large-scale change through grassroots advocacy and national public-private partnerships. Speakers include: Nancy Church and Jackie Keren of the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center, Sahru Keiser of Breast Cancer Action, and Tasha Moses of C-Change.
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