EC 1 - Welcome to Cancer(s) and Health Disparities 101 - The Introduction - 8/25/2023

August 25, 2023

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Webinar Description

This lecture will be the first of many conversations from researchers and health professionals based at NCCU, UNC, and NC A&T about the family of diseases we call Cancer. For this particular lecture, we will focus on some of the basic concepts and characteristics that define cancer and discuss why it is such a devastating problem for our society. Also, we will discuss why it seems to negatively plaque minority communities the most.

Learning Objectives

  • Define what “cancer” is and list some of the causes
  • Describe what “health disparity” and “health equity” are
  • Discuss why more things need to be done to improve healthcare for all people.


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Course summary
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  • 1.00 Participation
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Event starts: 
08/25/2023 - 11:00am EDT
Event ends: 
08/25/2023 - 11:50am EDT
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Antonio T. Baines, PhD

Associate Professor, Dept. of Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Joint Appointment in the Cancer Research Program, Julius L. Chambers Biomedical/Biotechnology Research Institute
NC Central University
Adjunct Associate Professor , Dept. of Pharmacology
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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