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Disparities-Focused Virtual Case-Based Panel Discussion
Activity Overview
Moderating this panel discussion is SSO's President-Elect, Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS, FSSO, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Vice Chair of the SSO Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board, Lisa Newman, MD, MPH, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine.

Panelists:
Sydney McCalla, MD, Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center; New York City Health & Hospitals Corporation
Steven Cai, MD, Chinatown General Surgery
Vivian Bea, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine; New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
Kathie-Ann Joseph, MD, MPH, Bellevue Hospital Center
Jennifer Tseng, MD, Boston Medical Center
David Kwon, MD, Henry Ford Cancer Institute
Topics
Topic 1: Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Breast Cancer in the African American Community

This session will review data on disparities in the breast cancer burden of African Americans compared to White Americans, with a discussion of how Covid-19 has magnified the problem through the pandemic-related recession and the digital divide.

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the more advanced stage distribution of breast cancer in African American compared to White American women
  • Understand the impact of Covid-19 on breast cancer disparities mediated by disproportionate severity of the pandemic recession on African Americans
  • Understand the impact of Covid-19 on safety net hospitals and consequences related to delivery of cancer care
  • Acknowledge the role of the digital divide in telehealth and cancer disparities

Topic 2: Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Cancer in the Asian American Community

This session will review data on variation in the gastric cancer burden of the Asian American community, with a discussion of how the Covid-19 pandemic has generated a spike in anti-Asian activities. 

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the diversity of the Asian American community
  • Understand differences in incidence and outcome from gastric cancer in Asian Americans with East Asian ancestry compared to White Americans
  • Acknowledge the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on inciting racist/anti-Asian activities
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: No Credit Offered
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