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February 5, 2020
All men are not created equal in the world of cancer. That is one message from Hala Borno, MD, PhD, a medical oncologist focusing on genitourinary malignancies at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. “I have a research interest in addressing disparities, the reflection of differences that lead to inequity,” she told Oncology Times.
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November 13, 2019
NCCS Presents 4th Annual Ellen L. Stovall Award to Dr. Harmar Brereton and Dana Dornsife for Their Innovation and Dedication to Cancer Survivors Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), a cancer survivor, presented the award to his constituent, Mrs. Dornsife. View the video honoring Dana Dornsife, Cancer Advocacy Innovator, at the award ceremony.
October 30, 2019
Lazarex Cancer Foundation is featured on PBS Newshour: Why minority representation in medical research is a matter of life and death. The country’s diversity is becoming ever greater, but medical research that could benefit the populace is not keeping pace. Special correspondent Cat Wise has the story.
September 30, 2019
Wrapping Up the Lazarex Gala – Lazarex Cancer Foundation’s “Treasure the Moments” gala was a memorable evening for everyone who attended. With a full house of more than 200 guests, the event raised $291,980 (net) due to very generous and spirited giving! Read the RECAP here. Check out gala photos here.
August 27, 2019
New Texas law will help cover some costs for cancer treatment patients Lazarex VIP (Very Important Patient) Charmaine Sarpong and Founder Dana Dornsife speak with Fox 4 Dallas reporter Dionne Anglin about the legislation in Texas that is effective 9/1 and will help 10’s of thousands of the state’s cancer patients gain access to clinical trials.
June 4, 2019
How Cultural Competence Could Help Boost Diversity in Clinical Research – If studies lack diversity, we’ll lack a clear picture of whether a treatment will work in all populations… Dana Dornsife, founder of Lazarex Cancer Foundation, acknowledged that there is no one-size-fits-all solution…
May 30, 2019
USC researchers offer financial aid to increase participation in clinical trials. Researchers depend on a wide variety of people signing up for clinical trials, so they can get the most diverse results. But participating in research can be time-consuming and costly… Lazarex Foundation provides the funding…
January 9, 2019
ASCO policy statement targets financial barriers to clinical trial participation – A policy statement issued by ASCO emphasizes the importance of increasing participation in cancer clinical research trials and outlines recommendations to improve access for underserved populations.