A panel of experts from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center gathered virtually on June 15 to discuss their approaches for reducing health disparities and increasing diversity in cancer treatment and research.
"There are real inequities in the delivery of cancer care and in the understanding of cancer in different population groups ... even in the hotbed of innovation here in Seattle," said Dr. Tom Lynch, Fred Hutch president and director and holder of the Raisbeck Endowed Chair.
The panel included Drs. Paul Buckley, Jeanne Chowning, Jason “Jay” Mendoza, Ulrike "Riki" Peters and Stephaun Wallace. Some of the takeaway ideas from the discussion:
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