NEWS & MEDIA

We work hard both inside and outside of science to communicate our work, provide visibility to young scientists and make sure our communities are supported with the information they need. A well informed community is an empowered one, so take a look at some of the latest coverage we’ve received below and help spread the word about all the amazing developments at BlackinCancer.

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#BLACKINCANCERWEEK HIGHLIGHTS BLACK PEOPLE IN CANCER RESEARCH AND MEDICINE - DR.HENRY HENDERSON AND SIGOURNEY BELL

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CANCER DOESN'T SEE COLOR, BUT THE PIPELINE DOES... - KILAN ASHAD BISHOP, JAYE GARDINER, DANIELLE TWUM AND KAELA MAKINS

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IF NOT US, THEN WHO? CANCER EDUCATION FOR US, BY US - CHRYSTELLE VILFRANC, ELSHADDAI WHITE AND ROLANDO LYLES

October 14, 2020

 Henry and Sigourney spoke to Forbes about why #BlackInCancerWeek was created , what they hope to achieve and how they plan to make the impact long-lasting.

October 13, 2020

Blog by Kilan, Kaela, Jaye and Danielle on the importance of diversity in the pipeline of cancer researchers. #TheCancerPipeline

October 14, 2020

Chrystelle, Elshaddai and Rolando discuss the importance of cancer education within the Black community and how we can tackle the misconceptions.

October 11, 2020

Blog by Henry and Sigourney explaining the importance of #BlackinCancerWeek and why movements like Black in Cancer are so important for the community.

October 13, 2020

Blog by Kilan, Kaela, Jaye and Danielle on the importance of diversity in the pipeline of cancer researchers. #TheCancerPipeline

October 14, 2020

Chrystelle, Elshaddai and Rolando discuss the importance of cancer education within the Black community and how we can tackle the misconceptions.

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THIS IS #BLACKINCANCERWEEK - DR.HENRY HENDERSON AND SIGOURNEY BELL

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CANCER DOESN'T SEE COLOR, BUT THE PIPELINE DOES... - KILAN ASHAD BISHOP, JAYE GARDINER, DANIELLE TWUM AND KAELA MAKINS

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IF NOT US, THEN WHO? CANCER EDUCATION FOR US, BY US - CHRYSTELLE VILFRANC, ELSHADDAI WHITE AND ROLANDO LYLES

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SIGOURNEY BELL MAKES IT ONTO THE PRESTIGIOUS  FORBES 30 UNDER 30 2021 LIST

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FAMILY HISTORY: ITS GOOD TO TALK - DR JULIA MORRIS

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Black in Cancer: CHAMPIONING DIVERSITY IN CANCER RESEARCH AND MEDICINE

April 8, 2021

Co-founder Sigourney Bell is listed as a Forbes 30 under 30 honoree for her continued promoting Black excellence in research whilst also educating the community about early diagnosis and advocacy . 

March 10, 2021

Blog post by Julia highlighting the importance of families talking openly about family history which could be vital for the early detection of cancer. 

February 2, 2021

Co-founders Sigourney and Henry wrote about what's next for Black in Cancer. They highlighted plans to develop a Cancer Pipeline Program and a Cancer Awareness Program. 

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1-ON-1 WITH BLACKINCANCER CO-FOUNDER - DR HENRY HENDERSON III

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RE-DEFINING THE IMAGE OF A SCIENTIST - DR KORIE GRAYSON

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CALLING FOR INNOVATIVE RESEARCH AND MORE GENEROSITY IN STEM - DR DANIELLE TWUM

June 22, 2020

Henry spoke to Nature about what Black scientists want from colleagues and their institutions.

March 31, 2020

Korie spoke to Blk + In Grad School about redefining the image of what it means to be a scientist.

May 27, 2020

Danielle spoke to AAAS about her role as an AAAS IF/THEN Ambassador, support for young scientists and the importance of visibility.