Lifting the Veil: Mothering and Cancering

Date: Monday, May 31st 2021

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Time: 11:00 am EST

Speaker:

Prisca Otiang’a
Folabo Onile
Adeola Adebiyi

Africa’s cancer healthcare workforce is overworked and under-supported

Research published today in Infectious Agents and Cancer reports alarming disparities in the workload of oncologists in Africa compared to other parts of the world. In this blog Dr. Yehoda Martei, one of the co-authors of the research, discusses why this is a huge issue for both cancer treatment and diagnosis in African countries and the oncologists themselves

Race bias seen in breast-cancer screening

The current guidelines for mammographic breast-cancer screening, which are based on data from primarily white populations, may lead to delayed diagnosis in nonwhite women, according to a new report published in JAMA Surgery.