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Health Disparities in Cancer (Theresa Gillespie presentation)

Panel: Identifying disparities in diagnosis and treatment (Health Journalism 2012)

Speaker: Theresa Gillespie, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine and Winship Cancer Institute

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Panel description: From race and income to education, a host of factors can create disparities in an individual’s health and medical care. Hear about some of the latest research into how socioeconomic and cultural differences play into America’s obesity epidemic, why minorities are underrepresented in clinical trials and other key issues. Learn how researchers and providers are working to address health disparities and the right questions to ask about how new health services and technologies can impact disparities.