2022 AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report Released
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) held a Virtual Congressional Briefing on June 8 to release the AACR Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2022.
The goal of this report is "to increase public awareness and understanding of cancer health disparities, highlight areas of recent progress in reducing cancer health disparities and provide specific recommendations for achieving health equity."
The report was developed by preeminent cancer disparities researchers, including deputy director of Duke Cancer Institute Steven Patierno, PhD. The briefing on June 8 featured Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) and Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and included testimonies and a LIVE panel discussion with leading cancer disparities researchers, including Patierno, as well as survivors of cancer whose stories are included in the report.