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MEETING THE CANCER PREVENTION AND CARE NEEDS OF NORTH CAROLINA’S INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES



Ronny Bell, PhD, MS, and Marc Emerson, PhD, MPH, in this collaborative session will provide context regarding the cancer disparities and efforts to address these disparities for American Indians and Alaska Natives across the US. Dr. Bell will provide context for understanding and addressing cancer disparities among American Indians in North Carolina.

Ronny Bell, PhD, MS, and Marc Emerson, PhD, MPH, in this collaborative session will provide context regarding the cancer disparities and efforts to address these disparities for American Indians and Alaska Natives across the US. Dr. Bell will provide context for understanding and addressing cancer disparities among American Indians in North Carolina. This lecture co-sponsored by The Southeastern American Indian Cancer Equity Partnership (SAICEP).


TARGET AUDIENCE

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, allied health personnel, and others who are interested in care for patients and survivors in North Carolina.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Distinguish how cancer disparities among American Indians and Alaska Natives nationally and efforts to address these disparities.

  • Explain how cancer disparities among American Indians in North Carolina.

  • Identify challenges in addressing cancer disparities for American Indians in North Carolina.

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