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Ebony Boulware: To improve cancer health equity, we must improve social and environmental conditions
Apr 8, 2024, 17:24

Ebony Boulware: To improve cancer health equity, we must improve social and environmental conditions

Ebony Boulware, Dean and Chief Science Officer at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, shared on LinkedIn:

“To improve cancer health equity, we must improve social and environmental conditions. In their JAMA Network Open study of thousands of US women, Ashwini Z. Parab and colleagues found that non-Hispanic Black, American Indian, and Alaska Native women were more likely to have aggressive breast cancer compared to non-Hispanic White women. Environment and social conditions contributed to substantial differences in aggressive breast cancer between Black and White women. We urgently need for policy interventions to dismantle structural racism and improve health equity!”

Read full article here.”

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Source: Ebony Boulware/LinkedIn