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Health disparities may affect end-of-life experiences of minority blood cancer patients

A new study finds ethnic and racial minorities with leukemia or lymphoma are more likely to die in hospital, receive aggressive care in last weeks of life than white patients

Dec. 11, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study of nearly 9,500 blood cancer patients revealed that racial and ethnic minority patients have a different experience at the end of their lives than do their white counterparts.

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The next generation: One early-career researcher’s quest for funding

The Dottie Thomas Endowment is designed to benefit promising early-career researchers, such as Dr. Daniel Egan.

June 24, 2014 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa

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