Racial disparities exist in rates of prostate cancer diagnosis and death: in the US, African American men are 76% more likely to be diagnosed with and more than twice as likely to die from prostate cancer than Caucasian men. Among other men of color, disparities exist but are less well-described.
During National Minority Health Month, please join us as
PCF and Us TOO host a webinar
to discuss recent research
. We’ll also hear from an African-American prostate cancer survivor and a caregiver of a Veteran who is battling the disease.
PCF and Us TOO Webinar on
Disparities in Prostate Cancer
Apr 30, 2020
01:00 PM Pacific
(Space is Limited)
Meet Our Panelists
Mr. Beau Stubblefield-Tave
(Moderator and Presenter)
Executive Director, Us TOO International
Facing Prostate Cancer in the Black Community and Beyond: A Personal Struggle, A Family Affair, A Community Crisis.
Dr. Scarlett Lin Gomez
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Member, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF
Social Determinants of Health and Prostate Cancer Disparities.
Dr. Brandon Mahal
Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Assistant Director of Community Outreach and Engagement, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Racial Disparities in Prostate Cancer: A Complex Problem in a Complex Disease.
Dr. Adam Murphy
Assistant Professor of Urology and Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Recent Updates in Prostate Cancer Disparities Research.
Mrs. Shawni Sweeten
Wife and Caregiver of a U.S. Veteran Who is Battling Prostate Cancer
Mrs. Sweeten will Describe Her Family’s Journey and Lessons Learned Through the Diagnosis and Ongoing Treatment of Her Husband.