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Cancer research in minority and medically underserved populations

Hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, ... first session, special hearing (S. hrg)

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ISBN 100160587794
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Members of minority racial/ethnic groups in the United States are more likely to be poor and medically underserved (that is, to have little or no access to effective health care) Cancer research in minority and medically underserved populations book whites, and limited access to quality health care is a major contributor to disparities.

For example, regardless of their racial/ethnic background, the poor and. This book provides an authoritative view of cancer as it is experienced by ethnic minorities and the medically underserved.

It offers conclusions and recommendations in these areas: Defining and understanding special populations, and improving the collection of cancer-related data. Get this from a library. Cancer research in minority and medically underserved populations: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, special hearing.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human. This chapter focuses on the burden of cancer among ethnic minorities and medically underserved populations.

These deceptively simple terms conceal Cancer research in minority and medically underserved populations book degree of complexity involved in defining the populations and the disease. The chapter therefore discusses the problems associated with defining ''minorities" and "underserved individuals," the complexity of the disease commonly Cancer research in minority and medically underserved populations book by: 2.

(1) cancer research in minority and medically underserved populations thursday, janu u.s. senate, subcommittee on labor, health andhuman services, and education, and related agencies, committee on appropriations, washington, dc. the subcommittee met at a.m., in room sd–, dirksen. Among cancers that disproportionately affect ethnic minority and medically underserved communities (in addition to the cancer types described above), NIH spent $74 million across ICDs on prostate cancer-related research in FY (up from $ million in FY ), $54 million on cervical cancer (an increase of $30 million from FY levels.

Enrolling Minority and Underserved Populations in Cancer Clinical Research Article (PDF Available) in American journal of preventive medicine 50(1). A list of research grants pertaining to cancer research among minority and medically underserved populations funded in FYs,and Clinical Trials Information regarding accrual and retention of minority and medically underserved populations in NIH-sponsored cancer clinical and prevention trials.

Investigations into effective strategies for recruiting underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials are needed [23,25,26].

Socio-cultural factors and mistrust may play a role in hindering efforts to engage minority populations in research-related treatment regimens [8,27–30].Cited by: Cancer Survivorship Research Among Ethnic Minority and Medically Underserved Groups Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Oncology Nursing Forum 29(5).

Cancer research Cancer research in minority and medically underserved populations book minority and medically underserved populations (DLC) (OCoLC) Online version: United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. Cancer research in minority and medically underserved populations.

Research Opportunities. Much of the research generally in the area of SDOH focuses on delineating differences among racial/ethnic groups and understanding the barriers in care for specific underserved populations; and the subsequent development of behavioral interventions for these groups.

In conclusion, in the current environment of health care reform, Cancer research in minority and medically underserved populations book opportunities exist to make provisions for high-quality cancer care. That care must be equitable. Gaps in quality and outcomes are evident in medically underserved populations.

The agenda for change must tackle patient, provider, and system factors to eliminate by: 7. How Can Patients in Underserved Communities Access Quality Care for Breast Cancer. Distance from a top medical center and socio-economic status don’t have to be barriers to accessing quality : Elaine K.

Howley. Cancer Health Disparities Research Cancer is a disease that can affect anyone, but it doesn’t affect them equally. When the quality of health care differs between people based on their income, race/ethnicity, gender, age, or where they live, it’s called health disparity.

Further, NCI should improve its estimates of spending on research in these areas. It reports spending about $ million in fiscal year for research and training programs addressing cancer in ethnic minority and medically underserved populations, but the IOM's analysis puts the figure at about $24 million.

Steven Meltzer, in Physician Assistant (Fourth Edition), Community/Migrant Health Centers. Access to health care for underserved populations such as migrant farm workers and their families was recognized as a problem as early as the s. Congress passed the Migrant Health Act of (P.L. ), which provided for development of dedicated health clinics to serve.

Breast cancer treatment in underserved populations continues to deviate from established guidelines. Significant barriers persist at the system, physician, and patient levels that ultimately may affect survival by: 8. The NCORP Minority/Underserved Community Sites will accrue diverse patients/participants to NCI-approved, cancer control, prevention, and care delivery research studies designed by NCI's NCORP Research Bases as well as treatment trials within the National Clinical Trials Network Groups (NCTN).

Enrolling Minority and Underserved Populations in Cancer Clinical Research. they had to be geographically situated in medically underserved areas, located in communities with high incidence of cancer rates, and placed in geographic proximity to culturally diverse communities.

Moreover, Georgetown–Lombardi is a National Cancer Institute Cited by: 3. medically underserved areas (MUAs): the index of medical under service has been developed to target the community health center and rural health clinic problems 4.

community and migrant health center (C/MHCs): provide services low-income populations by establishing sliding-fee scales based on income.

Research in the community setting is essential for the translation of advances in cancer research into practice and improving cancer care for all populations.

The National Cancer Institute is proposing a new community-based program, NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP), which is the alignment of two existing programs, the Community Clinical Cited by: 8. NCORP Minority/Underserved Community Sites will also develop and enhance their data collection and study implementation capabilities related to cancer care delivery research, provide organizational data (e.g., financial, service utilization, processes of care) in support of cancer care delivery research studies, and provide site mentoring (as.

The second edition of The Cancer Atlas released by the American Cancer Society and the International Agency for Research on Cancer argues that many cancers are largely preventable and prevention is cost effective.

23 There is evidence to suggest that a diagnosis or suspicion of cancer can be a financial stressor. In a population-based study in Cited by: 9.

The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved. working in a variety of disciplines to discuss the latest findings in the field and to stimulate the development of new research in cancer health disparities. Make plans now to join us for this exciting program.

While a wide range of behavioral and psychosocial literature explores attitudes and beliefs towards cancer screenings, fewer studies examine attitudes across cancer screening types. We draw on quantitative and qualitative findings from a 4-year prospective study based at a community health center serving diverse, low-income patients.

Methods included self-report Cited by: 9. Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Office of Diversity Programs in Clinical Care, Research, and Training (ODP) was established in to address disparities in cancer outcomes based on race, ethnicity, cultural differences, and socioeconomic status.

The Office of Diversity Programs has three core areas of focus: clinical care, research, and training. Rare Diseases Research at CCR CCR has a mandate to confront the special challenges presented by rare cancers and diseases as well cancers that may be predominant in medically underserved populations.

CCR investigators, both at the laboratory bench and in the clinic, are actively engaged in this research endeavor.

Reducing cancer health disparities through increased clinical research targeting minority and underserved populations; The breadth of the workshop faculty was one of the best characteristics of the workshop. Each faculty member highlighted a different aspect of research and led me to reconsider my approach with respect to that aspect.

Save the Date: 12th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved The 12th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved will take place Sept.in San Francisco, California.

Recruitment practices for U.S. minority and underserved populations in NRG oncology: Results of an online survey to learn how sites recruit minority/underserved populations; 2) to better understand the catchment areas of the NRG institutions; and 3) to aid in planning education programs for accrual of minority/underserved populations Author: Elise D.

Cook, Katherine A. Yeager, Reena S. Cecchini, Jaskaran Boparai, Carol L. Brown, Martha Dunc. Cancer Policy Institute Advisory Board Members Friends of Cancer Research. Jeff Allen, Ph.D.

serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Friends of Cancer Research increase recruitment and retention of minority and medically underserved populations into clinical trials. abstract = "Purpose: Previous studies found that African American and Hispanic cancer patients are at risk for undertreatment of pain.

We evaluated the efficacy of a pain education intervention for underserved minority by:   An abstract resulting from the joint collaboration between Surgical Sciences faculty member Gayathri Devi, PhD, and Kevin Williams, PhD, North Carolina Central University, was recently presented by Helen Oladapo, PhD, at the 10th Annual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic.

Additionally, we aim to reduce the impact of cancer health disparities among minority and medically underserved populations.

Community Newsletter. Community Matters is a newsletter for neighbors of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

It informs members of the local community about our services and activities, including construction that may. The goals of the conference were: (a) to highlight the excess cancer burden among ethnic minorities and medically underserved populations, both locally and nationally; (b) to identify challenges and opportunities to reduce cancer risks in these high-risk groups; (c) to promote early detection and improve cancer care for the underserved; (d) to Cited by: 2.

Medically underserved populations, including racial and ethnic minorities and individuals of lower socioeconomic status, experience worse cancer outcomes, so leading cancer organizations released a joint position statement to guide the future of cancer health disparities research. CCH MU-NCORP Team () CCH Minority/Underserved National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program (MU-NCORP) is a grant-funded non-profit institution located in the John H.

Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County which is part of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, the largest component of the safety net for health care in Chicago and suburban Cook. Ethnic and racial minority populations tend to present for treatment at later stages of cancer and have higher mortality rates from cancer.

1 Disparities also exist in the treatment of these populations. 2 Multiple institutional and systemic barriers are responsible, as noted in the Institute of Medicine report, Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in.

Therefore, the primary goal of the current systematic literature review was to assess 1) the inclusion of underserved racial and ethnic groups in research on cancer-related new media interventions and 2) the use of new media to address specific racial and ethnic cancer disparities in cancer by: 8.

The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from the meeting. The data also show disparities in the incidence of cervical cancer and barriers that may contribute to these phenomena in underserved populations.

National programs have been implemented and can help reduce the burden of disease, but vaccination against HPV remains the primary method of by: Dr. Wujcik received her BSN and MSN from the University of Pittsburgh and ebook PhD from the University of Utah.

Her research focuses on identifying and decreasing barriers to clinical trial participation and cancer screening in minority and medically underserved populations.