2nd Health Equity in Clinical Trials Congress Recap

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The STEMM & Cancer Health Equity (SCHEQ) Foundation participated in the second Health Equity in Clinical Trials Congress, that occurred in Atlanta, GA on May 8-9, 2024 at the Westin Peachtree Street Hotel. This conference focused on increasing diversity in clinical trials by bringing together various stakeholders including pharma and biotech companies, clinical trial service providers, […]

Lung Cancer Screening Listening Session at Flint, MI Public Library

Dr. Manley from SCHEQ will be speaking on a panel with Dr. Jamie Studts on May 17, 2024 from 12- 3 PM at the Gloria Coles Flint Public Library in Flint, MI as part of the Power Initiative. This is part of the Community Listening Sessions on Lung Cancer Screening that are organized by the Barbara Ann […]

2nd Health Equity in Clinical Trials Congress

The 2nd Health Equity in Clinical Trials Congress will take place at the Westin Hotel on Peachtree Street in Atlanta. It is a great event to learn about community engagement, increasing clinical trial diversity, barriers to trials, and interventions that are successful.

AACR (American Association for Cancer Research) 2024 Annual Meeting Recap

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This year the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting was held Apr 5-12, 2024 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. Attendance is approaching pre-pandemic levels again as 22,500 people attended. The theme was “Inspiring Science – Fueling Progress – Revolutionizing Care”.  As usual, you needed to plan out your schedule in advance as the exhibit space and conference space was massive. One also needed good walking shoes, as the steps kept coming and coming and coming. That being said, the recap will highlight 4 areas of the meeting.

STEMM & Cancer Health Equity (SCHEQ) Foundation Announces First Presentation at the 2024 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting

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STEMM & Cancer Health Equity (SCHEQ) Foundation Announces First Presentation at the 2024 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting Presentation.

NEW YORK, NY – March 26, 2024 – STEMM & Cancer Health Equity (SCHEQ) Foundation, a minority-led nonprofit organization, today announced that it will be presenting its first poster at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting that will be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California April 5-10, 2024.

SCHEQ’s 2023 Year in Photos

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We have accomplished a lot this year since SCHEQ‘s launch in August. We decided to summarize some our efforts to increase STEMM workforce diversity, advocate for underserved populations, mentorship, and lung cancer in photos. SACNAS Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans (SACNAS) National Diversity in STEM Conference – Portland, Oregon. Annual Biomedical […]

Inaugural Lung Cancer Health Equity Summit Recap

Informing, Educating, and Empowering presented by the Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), hosted by Clark Atlanta University (CAU) in Atlanta, GA on Nov. 28, 2023.

FLASCO 2023 Cancer Disparities & Health Equity Summit Recap

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Eugene Manley, Jr., Ph.D., 12/5/2023 This was my first time attending the 3rd Annual Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO) Cancer Disparities and Health Equity Summit held at the Diplomat Beach Hotel & Resort in Hollywood, FL on Nov 3-4, 2023. I was invited to attend and speak on behalf of the SCHEQ Foundation by […]

Takeaways from the 2023 AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities

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Dr. Eugene Manley attended the 16th AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved that was held in Orlando, FL at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa from September 29 – October 2, 2023. This meeting seems to be getting larger every year, and it is great […]