The Cancer Letter: Will cancer centers remain committed to improving equity in the long term?

Dr. Ruben Mesa and Dr. Amelie Ramirez, Mays Cancer Center, are quoted in this story. In his remarks, Dr. Mesa mentions Dr. Chiquita Collins, the first vice dean of inclusion and diversity and chief diversity officer for the Long School of Medicine. Dr. Collins also serves as associate vice president of inclusive excellence and health equity for UT Health San Antonio. The article also mentions the Mays Cancer Center’s new three-year, $650,000 grant from Genentech to create Latino-focused recruitment strategies and systems for clinical trials in cancer treatment and Alzheimer’s disease.

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