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Otis W. Brawley M.D.


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  • emHow We Do Harmem
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    How We Do Harm

    Dr. Otis Brawley talked about his book, How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America, in which he discusses how medicine is practiced in the U.S. Dr. Brawley argued…

  • Prostate Cancer Screening and Treatment
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    Prostate Cancer Screening and Treatment

    Medical researchers and cancer survivors testified about prostrate cancer screening and treatment.

  • Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations
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    Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations

    Witnesses testified about new mammography recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on November 16, 2009. The new guidelines had advised against annual mammograms for women under the age of 50…

  • Breast Cancer Research Part 2
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    Breast Cancer Research, Part 2

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on pending legislation, focusing on the following bills related to breast cancer prevention, research, treatment, and quality of care: the Mammogram and MRI…

  • Fighting Chronic Disease
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    Fighting Chronic Disease

    Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle made the keynote address at a forum on the role of chronic disease prevention and management in the reform of the health care system. Several video presentations were made as part of…

  • Ethnic Minority Disparities in Cancer Treatment
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    Ethnic Minority Disparities in Cancer Treatment

    Witnesses testified about disparities in cancer treatment provided to minorities. Among the issues they addressed were different rates of cancer in minority communities, levels of funding…