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November 9th, 2015

Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Researchers Featured at Upcoming National Conference

By Sumedha Penheiter
Sikander Ailawadhi, M.D.

Sikander Ailawadhi, M.D.

A number of Mayo Clinic health disparities researchers will be featured at the upcoming American Association for Cancer Research's (AACR) 8th Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved.  Sikander Ailawadhi, M.D., will present Outcome Disparities in Multiple Myeloma:  The Role of Race/Ethnicity at Educational Session 3 on Friday, November 13.  At Plenary Session 2 on Saturday, November

Celine Vachon, Ph.D.

Celine Vachon, Ph.D.

14, Celine Vachon, Ph.D., will present Mammography Density:  A Risk Factor for All Breast Cancers or Only Specific Subtypes?  And Andrea Wahner Hendrickson, M.D., will serve as Session Chairperson for Plenary Session 3 on Sunday, November 15, during which she will present Updates in Gynecological Oncology:  The State of Ovarian Cancer Care.  Mayo Clinic will also be well-represented at the Conference Poster Sessions, with submissions from health disparities researchers Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, Ph.D., Wesley

Andrea Wahner Henrickson, M.D.

Andrea Wahner Henrickson, M.D.

Petersen, Ph.D., Lewis Roberts, M.D., Gerardo Colon-Otero, M.D.,  Tamara Huff, M.D., and Monica Albertie, M.H.A.  Office of Health Disparities Research Program Managers Sumedha Penheiter, Ph.D. and Chara Chamie, M.P.H., will also be in attendance.

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