March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady
Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.
Bridging The Gap: Educating Minority Communities About Cancer Prevention
July 31, 2017 | Dory Benford
At City of Hope, the Center of Community Alliance for Research & Education (CCARE), seeks to facilitate better communication with minority patients, particularly about cancer prevention, by fostering strong partnerships with various community organizations.
‘Poverty is a Carcinogen’: The Link Between Environment and Cancer
April 11, 2017 | Josh Jenisch
The environment is full of all sorts of unpleasant things that can make you sick – bacteria, viruses, chemicals and even radiation. But exposure is higher for poor communities. And environment – be it social or physical – plays a critical role in the health of an individual and community.
Working to Build Trust in Minority Communities
April 6, 2017 | Josh Jenisch
Minority populations lack trust in the health care system for many reasons, among them a history of discrimination and the failure of health care institutions to provide culturally sensitive care. But City of Hope researchers are slowly but surely turning the tide.