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Feb. 22: Focus on Elevating Cancer Equity webinar

Featured speakers include ACS Board member and ACS CAN president. Register now!

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), and the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) will host a webinar, Elevating Cancer Equity: Actionable Solutions to Reduce Racial Disparities in Guideline Adherent Cancer Care, on Monday, Feb. 22, at 12:30 p.m. ET. Register here.

The webinar will focus on reducing racial disparities in cancer care. The co-chairs of the Elevating Cancer Equity Working Group, Shonta Chambers, executive vice president of the Patient Advocate Foundation, and Robert Winn, MD, director, Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center and member of the ACS Board of Directors, will share policy and practice recommendations to influence meaningful change to reduce racial disparities in cancer care. 

ACS Board Scientific Officer Carmen Guerra, MD, is also a member of the working group charged with developing these recommendations. ACS CAN President Lisa Lacasse will also participate in the webinar, and will review recent polling that was completed with patients, caregivers, and oncologists.   

Registration for the webinar is complimentary for non-industry health care professionals. Visit fightcancer.org to learn more about ACS CAN’s advocacy work on health equity.


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