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Black in Cancer week 2020

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Proliferating the Pipeline

Evading Myths

There are lots of ways to be involved in cancer research, from undergraduate degrees through to grad school, post docs and beyond. Today we’ll be giving lots of advice from a range of careers within cancer research all working towards the same goal of understanding cancers and developing treatments for them.

Moderated by: Kaela Makins

Panelists:

Gia Grier McGinnis DrPH. M.S

Sophia George PhD

Jason Carey PhD

Ivory Dean PhD

Researchers to the rescue! Join #BlackinCancer as we debunk common myths around cancer treatments, research, and Black cancer rates and mortality around the globe. Come learn what’s real and what’s not! 

Moderated by: Lebaron C. Agostini

Panelists:

Onyinye D. Balogun M.D

Fiyinfolu Balonun M.D, PhD

Evelyn (Toyin) Taiwo M.D

Spreading The Word (Pt. 1)

Black Cancer patients are often diagnosed later and have lower survival rates in comparison to those from other communities. Today we’ll discuss why this might be and how we can work towards reducing these disparities and improving the outcomes for these patients around the world.

Moderated by: Chris Bourne

Panelists:

Justin X. Moore, PhD.

Erica Warner ScD MPH

Spreading The Word (Pt. 2)

Black Cancer patients are often diagnosed later and have lower survival rates in comparison to those from other communities. Today we’ll discuss why this might be and how we can work towards reducing these disparities and improving the outcomes for these patients around the world.

Moderated by: Chris Bourne

Panelists: 

Arnethea Sutton PhD., MLS (ASCP)

Wayne Lawrence DrPH, MPH

Portia Thomas B.S, B.A

Avoiding Self-Destruction

We hear lots in the news about what helps and doesn’t help us to get cancer, but today we’re sharing what we do to de-stress and practice self care! 

Moderated by: Danielle Twum PhD

Panelists: 

Ajita Robinson PhD

Immortalising Our Heroes

Many Black trailblazers broke barriers and shattered stereotypes in cancer research. Join us as we honour Black people who have and are contributing to cancer research, discovery, and treatments. 

Moderated by: Ralph White III

Panelists: 

Donita Brady Ph.D

Dean Fennell Ph.D, FRCP

Crystal Smith M.S.