Asian Americans Have the Lowest Cancer Screening Rates

Asian Woman Screened for Cancer

The percentage of Americans screened for cancer remains below national targets, with significant disparities among racial and ethnic populations, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Cancer Institute. This is the first-ever federal study to identify cancer screening disparities among Asian and Hispanic groups. The … Continued

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Selected as Part of National Effort to Increase Minority Participation in Cancer Clinical Trials

Moon Chen

Researchers from the UC Davis Cancer Center are part of a national effort that has just received a five-year round of funding to better understand and address barriers that limit the participation of minority populations in cancer therapeutic trials. The National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), the newest of the National Institutes … Continued

Postdoctoral Training Opportunities

The following are postdoctoral training opportunities found at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that address health disparities-related issues: Kellogg Health Scholars Program – Community Track (KHSP-CT) The goal of the Kellogg Health Scholars Program – Community Track (KHSP-CT) is to increase the number of faculty at health professional schools, with an emphasis on schools of … Continued