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News tagged ‘Disparities’ clear

  • Dana-Farber has opened a mammography suite within the Whittier Street Health Center, located in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood.

Tags: BreastCancer, Disparities, Imaging

  • When the eye cancer retinoblastoma is diagnosed in racial and ethnic minority children whose families don't have private health insurance, it often takes a more invasive course than in other children, probably because of delays in diagnosis, according to researchers at Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center in Boston.

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, Disparities

  • Strong social connections may make it harder for some people who live in low-income, minority communities to lead a healthy lifestyle,
    report Dana-Farber and Harvard School of Public Health researchers.

Tags: Exercise, Disparities, Prevention

  • Dana-Farber president Edward J. Benz, MD, comments on a report showing decline in rates of death in the U.S. from all cancers for men and women. The findings come from the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer.

Tags: Exercise, Disparities, Prevention

  • In an editorial in The Boston Globe, Dana-Farber President Edward J. Benz, Jr., MD, and Children's Hospital Boston President James Mandell, MD, warn that lower-premium health insurance plans may hinder low-income patients from receiving specialized care.

Tags: Disparities

  • Survey results reveal differences in providing effective treatment of children with cancer in resource-rich and resource-limited settings. Raising the survival rate of children with sarcoma in low-income countries will require steps to diagnose the disease sooner, train cancer pathologists, expand radiation

Tags: ChildhoodCancer, Sarcoma, Disparities

  • Results of the study show greater efforts are needed to ensure that all women receive the most effective breast cancer care, regardless of their race or ethnicity.

Tags: BreastCancer, Disparities

  • A new report from leading health and cancer organizations shows national cancer rates continue to decline. Dana Farber president Edward J. Benz Jr., MD, comments on the report.

Tags: Disparities

  • A new study of racial disparities in end-of-life (EOL) care suggests improved communication could close a current gap in how black and white cancer patients' treatment preferences are honored.

Tags: EndOfLife, Disparities

  • Partnership will provide care, education, and support to cancer survivors in an underserved, diverse Boston community.

Tags: Disparities, Survivorship

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