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Although clinical trials test the treatments that everyone takes, they don’t test those treatments on everyone equally. Despite making up 14% of the population of the United States, less than 3% of all clinical trial participants are Black.1 That small read more about When We Tri(al) Special Report
Clinical trials are research studies that use human volunteers to determine whether a medical strategy, treatment, or device is safe for people to use. Clinical trials aim to increase medical knowledge about disease treatment, diagnosis, and prevention through research. Clinical read more about Clinical Trials: Everything you Need to Know
Facts are facts! Without higher levels of participation among African Americans, we will never unlock the root causes of the disparate impact of illnesses, diseases, and ailments plaguing black communities today. Every day that African Americans continue to live in read more about Should Black Americans Still Be Leary of Clinical Trials?
While Breast Cancer Awareness is top of mind for most during the month of October, another pervasive aspect of the disease that should be spotlit all year long is the racial disparities in healthcare, especially toward Black breast cancer patients. read more about These Two Women Are Amplifying the Voices of Black Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Survivors
Over the past few months, we have learned more about how COVID-19 is affecting populations around the world. Since the initial cases in this country were reported in February, it is apparent that there is a disproportionate impact on members read more about How “You” Can Change the Future of Healthcare!
Research has shown that cancer patients in rural areas have lower survival rates than those in urban areas. For example, cancer death rates between 2011 and 2015 were 180 per 100,000 people in rural areas and 158 per 100,000 people read more about Your Cancer Survival Rate May Be A Matter of Participating in Clinical Trials, or Not