This program will review the impact of health disparities on outcomes and cancer for at-risk populations, with a particular emphasis on cancers of the lung, prostate, cervix, colon and breast. Attendees will learn about available community resources to help lower income people and about appropriate screening, diagnosis and treatment for the most common types of cancer.
Lovell Jones, PhD, director of the Center for Research and Minority Health at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, will give the keynote address. UC faculty and community leaders will also give presentations.
Registration is limited to 100 participants and includes continental breakfast, lunch, certification and course syllabus. The UC College of Medicine has designated this course as an educational activity eligible for up to 6.5 American Medical Association credits.