Navigation Links
AACR hosts cancer disparities conference in Miami, Fla.

What: Advances in cancer treatment and management have not affected all socioeconomic groups equally, as data shows minority patients tend to lag behind in both awareness and outcomes.

This year, the American Association for Cancer Research will host its third conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami, Fla.

Findings presented at this year's meeting will include:

  • proven communication methods for reaching minority populations;
  • strategies to increase enrollment in clinical trials;
  • prognosis in lung cancer affected by race;
  • breast cancer trends in Arab and Israeli Jewish women;
  • the importance of social support and physical activity in survivors; and,
  • socioeconomics and access to health care.

To help you plan your coverage of the conference, the program schedule is available online at, and an electronic press kit containing the press releases and selected highlighted abstracts will be available on Sept. 22, 2010, via EurekAlert, Newswise and to members of the media registered through the AACR Communications Department.

When: Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2010

Where: Loews Miami Beach Hotel; Miami, Fla.


Contact: Natalie Poole
American Association for Cancer Research

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. AACR hosts Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research meeting
2. The American Society of Human Genetics hosts 58th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia
3. American Association for Cancer Research hosts Science of Health Care Disparities Meeting
4. American Association for Cancer Research hosts Science of Cancer Health Disparities conference
5. Society of Interventional Radiology hosts 34th annual scientific meeting
6. Public Policy Center hosts flood symposium March 10-12
7. Stevens hosts Green Building: The Bottom Line, April 8
8. Microbes and their hosts -- exploring the complexity of symbiosis in DNA and cell biology
9. Missouri Botanical Garden hosts historic meeting to discuss endangered plants in the Caucasus region
10. New species of ghostshark from California and Baja California
11. NIMBioS hosts tutorial on optimal control and optimization for biologists
Post Your Comments:
(Date:4/15/2016)... , April 15, 2016  A new ... make more accurate underwriting decisions in a fraction ... timely, competitively priced and high-value life insurance policies ... screenings. With Force Diagnostics, rapid testing ... lifestyle data readings (blood pressure, weight, pulse, BMI, ...
(Date:4/13/2016)... physicians supporting Medicaid patients in Central Florida ... telehealth thanks to a new partnership with higi.   ... can routinely track key health measurements, such as blood ... they opt in, share them with IMPOWER clinicians through ... location at no cost. By leveraging this data, IMPOWER ...
(Date:3/29/2016)... Florida , March 29, 2016 ... the "Company") LegacyXChange "LEGX" and SelectaDNA/CSI Protect are pleased ... in ink used in a variety of writing instruments, ... Buyers of originally created collectibles from athletes on LegacyXChange ... forensic analysis of the DNA. Bill ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... of its second eBook, “Clinical Trials Patient Recruitment and Retention Tips.” Partnering with ... in this eBook by providing practical tips, tools, and strategies for clinical researchers. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... /PRNewswire/ - FACIT has announced the creation of ... company, Propellon Therapeutics Inc. ("Propellon" or "the Company"), ... portfolio of first-in-class WDR5 inhibitors for the treatment ... represent an exciting class of therapies, possessing the ... cancer patients. Substantial advances have been achieved with ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... 23, 2016 , ... Charm Sciences, Inc. is pleased to ... AOAC Research Institute approval 061601. , “This is another AOAC-RI approval of the ... Vice President of Regulatory and Industrial Affairs. “The Peel Plate methods perform comparably ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016   EpiBiome , a precision microbiome ... in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). The ... to advance its drug development efforts, as well as ... "SVB has been an incredible strategic partner to ... traditional bank would provide," said Dr. Aeron Tynes ...
Breaking Biology Technology: