Improving Breast Cancer Outcomes in Black Women: Time for a Change - ACS Virtual Press Event
Improving Breast Cancer Outcomes in Black Women: Time for a Change
Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021, 11:00am - 11:45am EDT
Live Press Briefing featuring a panel of nationally recognized experts in the field following their presentation at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) annual ACS Clinical Congress being held virtually October 23–27.
African-American women have the highest mortality rate of all women with breast cancer. A significant number of African-American women present at an earlier age of diagnosis as well as with more advanced stage of disease. Five physicians will discuss barriers in access to screening and treatment, current recommendations for screening including risk-assessment models, modalities, and frequencies recommended for African-American women, and the impact of and strategies to reduce delays in diagnosis and treatment in this population.
This follow-up session will include summary and discussion of the panel presentation, along with a Q&A for reporters. Reporters are encouraged to view the panel session [ Improving Breast Cancer Outcomes in Black Women: Time for a Change (abstractsonline.com)] before attending this press briefing. To obtain press credentials for the panel session on Monday, Oct. 25, email: [email protected]
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