Health equity

July 29, 2020
Dr. O'Dwyer and Dr. Schnall

From the Co-Chairs, July 2020

In the fifth month of restrictions due to COVID-19, member institutions pivot back to focus on general health care; clinical trial enrollments begin to rise back up to pre-pandemic levels; Fall 2020 Group Meeting to be virtual; EA holds first meeting of planned move to an anti-racist agenda
July 29, 2020

EA Launches Anti-Racist Agenda with Health Equity Inaugural Meeting

A special webcast in June focused on moving to an explicit anti-racist ECOG-ACRIN agenda
June 10, 2020
Dr. O'Dwyer and Dr. Schnall

From the Co-Chairs, June 2020

Strong EA research presence at ASCO 2020; the horrific killing of George Floyd; health equity and diversity in the field of oncology; the need for EA to participate in changing a specifically anti-racist culture and increase diversity and inclusion
January 14, 2020
Dr. O'Dwyer and Dr. Schnall

From the Co-Chairs, December 2019/January 2020

Reflecting on key milestones in 2019: TMIST breast cancer screening trial continues to ramp up; NCORP grant renewal emphasizes screening, symptom control, and cancer care delivery research; new role for Dr. Al Benson; E1912's practice-changing trial results; update on Dr. Otis Brawley's efforts to form the Social Determinants of Health Working Group; EA launches the Comis Symposium
November 1, 2019
Dr. O'Dwyer and Dr. Schnall

From the Co-Chairs, November 2019

Fall 2019 Group Meeting recap; new Group Meeting format; Comis Symposium; Dr. Otis Brawley to lead with the new Social Determinants of Health Working Group
November 1, 2019

Improving Cancer Care For Sexual and Gender Minorities

Dr. Edith Mitchell describes a current focus of the Health Equity Committee
November 1, 2019

Provider Survey On Caring For LGBTQ+ Patients

Dr. Matthew Schabath discusses cancer disparities in the LGBTQ+ population