The 11th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved was held November 2nd-5th in New Orleans. OHDR Pilot Awardee Lewis Roberts, MB, ChB, PhD, chaired an Education Session entitled Progress in Liver Cancer-From From Screening to Survivorship, with Chee-Chee Stucky, MD, serving on that panel presenting Surgical Resection in Liver and Biliary Cancers. Native American Research Outreach program director Wesley Petersen, PhD, presented his poster, Impact of a Multi-Theory Community-Based Intervention to Increase Mammographic Screening in a Midwest American Indian Tribe. Finally, OHDR-funded early career investigator Narjust Duma, MD, presented two posters: the first, Sex Differences In Tolerability and Response to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients, and the second, Assessing Vitamin D and Mammographic Breast Density in a Population of Alaskan Native Women, for which Dr. Duma was selected to receive the AACR Scholar-in-Training Award, supported by the NCI-Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities.
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