Federal Policy on Minorities and Cancer

The participants examined current and proposed federal policies on minorities and cancer. They also answered questions from the audience.… read more

The participants examined current and proposed federal policies on minorities and cancer. They also answered questions from the audience.

The 5th Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved and Cancer, held in the Dirksen Auditorium in Washington, D.C., was sponsored by the newly formed Intercultural Cancer Council. Cancer survivors spoke on the need for more inclusion in decision making for cancer treatment. Advocates for the medically underserved spoke on the need for better treatment options as well. close

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  • Gilbert Friedell Representative National Appalachian Leadership->Initiative on Cancer
  • James Hampton Medical Director Troy and Dolly Smith Cancer Center
  • Peggy Johnson Representative Komen (Susan G.) Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Lovell A. Jones Professor University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Lamar McGinnis President American Cancer Society
  • Rose Rice Representative Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee
  • Elena Rios M.D. Representative Department of Health and Human Services->Office of Women's Health
  • Armin Weinberg Professor Baylor College of Medicine->Center for Cancer Control Research
  • James Williams Director U.S. Too International
  • Jerome Wilson Vice President Roberts Pharmaceutical Corporation->Developmental Therapeutics
  • Evaon Wong-Kim Social Worker San Francisco General Hospital
  • Stephen Wyatt Physician Centers for Disease Control and Prevention->Cancer Prevention
  • Edward J. Sondik Acting Director National Cancer Institute
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Federal Policy on Minorities and Cancer

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Program ID:
64742-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 26, 1995 | 1:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 26, 1995 | 1:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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