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Minorities and Cancer Risk: Raising Awareness

MD Anderson Presents Patient Power - May 21, 2007

Clinical trial participation is also low among minorities. Dr. Jones postulates on the reasons and talks about how this negatively affects research for minorities. He also addresses racial disparities in mortality in breast cancer and prostate cancer. Overall health, screening and prevention should be a priority and Dr. Jones expresses concerns about the ability to effectively reach the minority population with this message. Listen to this program to gain more insight, and learn how you can protect yourself and your loved ones.

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Lovell A. Jones, Ph.D.

Center for Research on Minority Health,
Department of Health Disparities Research

Reproductive Biology Program,
Graduate School for Biomedical Sciences
The University of Texas - Houston

Department of Health Disparities Research,
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

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