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November 9, 2015

Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Researchers Featured at Upcoming National Conference

By Sumedha Penheiter sumedhapenheiter

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 […]

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Tags: AACR, ailawadhi, cancer health disparities, Dr Wesley Petersen, Gerardo Colón-Otero M.D., Lewis R. Roberts M.B. Ch.B. Ph.D., Monica Albertie, news, radecki breitkopf, Tamara Huff, top news, vachon


October 4, 2014

Assessing Knowledge and Perceptions of HPV and the HPV Vaccine in a Working Uninsured Clinic

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researchers Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, Ph.D. Gerardo Colón-Otero, M.D. Summary Surveying patients at the Volunteers in Medicine Clinic to understand parental perceptions and knowledge on HPV vaccination and HPV disease for those with children ages 11–26 and general perceptions for those without children.

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Tags: Dr Carmen Radecki Breitkopf, Florida project, Gerardo Colón-Otero M.D., health disparities, HPV, Mayo Clinic, project, uninsured, Volunteers in Medicine


October 3, 2014

Collaboration between Patients, Hospice and Oncology Practices to Reduce Palliative Care Disparities

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researcher Gerardo Colón-Otero, M.D. Summary Understanding and developing culturally tailored palliative initiatives directed to minority cancer patients.

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Tags: Florida project, Gerardo Colón-Otero M.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, palliative care, project


October 2, 2014

Barriers and Beliefs that Contribute to Late Stage Treatment of Breast Cancer in African American Women

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Researchers Steven C. Ames, Ph.D. Sarah Osian, Ph.D. (UF Health) Gerardo Colón-Otero, M.D. Summary Utilizing focus groups with African American women residing in Health Zone 1 to understand if there are any existing cultural or access barriers that lead to late stage treatment of breast cancer.

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Tags: African American women, breast cancer, Florida project, Gerardo Colón-Otero M.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, project


September 19, 2014

Northeast Florida Chapter of the Sisters Network

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Sisters Network Inc. is committed to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community. Through its affiliate chapters and partnerships with existing service providers, Sisters Network addresses the breast health needs of African American women and promotes establishment of much-needed community breast health services. Collaborative […]

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Tags: community partner, Gerardo Colón-Otero M.D., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, Northeast Florida Chapter of the Sisters Network, Sisters Network


September 2, 2014

Gerardo Colón-Otero, M.D.

By OHDR Admin ohdradmin

Location Jacksonville, Florida Contact gcolonotero@mayo.edu Research Summary Cancer, vitamin D, African American, Hispanic Gerardo Colón-Otero, M.D., is a hematologist and oncologist whose research includes community-based research on cancer education, cancer screening and prevention, translational research, and cancer clinical research. His recent projects include: 1) a pilot study evaluating the prevalence of t(14,18) and monoclonal gammopathies […]

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Tags: African Americans, Florida researcher, Gerardo Colón-Otero M.D., Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, researcher


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