VIDEO: Racial disparities present in adjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer

VIDEO: Racial disparities present in adjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer

In this video exclusive, Roi Anteby, MD, postdoctoral research fellow, department of surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, discussed the affect of race, socioeconomic status and education on completion of adjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer.“Our next research focuses on the underlying reasons for disparities of care in the United States,” he said. “We assume and other data has shown they are multifactorial — have to do with access to care, difference in surgeon recommendations, lack of patient understanding or trust. We also have to acknowledge structural racismRead More

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