News tagged ‘Disparities’ clear
- 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
- Black and Hispanic women are less likely than white women to
receive the radiation therapy routinely prescribed following surgery for
early breast cancer, according to a study by Dana-Farber researchers.
Tags: BreastCancer, Disparities
- Blacks in the United States are less certain than whites about recommendations to prevent lung cancer and are more fearful of having symptoms evaluated — beliefs that may keep them from seeking timely treatment for the disease, researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual meeting in Chicago.
Tags: LungCancer, Disparities
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