Disparities and Barriers to Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Care

April 20, 2021
1:00 – 2:00 pm EST
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This webinar will focus on the recently released Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) technical brief, Disparities and Barriers to Pediatric Cancer Survivorship CareExternal Web Site Policy. The brief was commissioned by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to support the development of a research agenda associated with the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research (STAR) Act. Webinar presenters will discuss the background of the report, its findings, as well as crucial next steps to address disparities and barriers in survivorship care.

There will be a brief question and answer session following the presentation.

Moderator

Paul Jacobsen, PhD
Associate Director
Healthcare Delivery Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Presenters

Emily S. Tonorezos, MD, MPH
Director
Office of Cancer Survivorship
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Lionel L. Bañez, MD
Medical Officer
Evidence-based Practice Center Program
Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Susanne Hempel, PhD
Director
Southern California Evidence-Based Practice Center (EPC)

Erin M. Mobley, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville

Intended Audience

Researchers, clinicians, hospital administrators, and those working in public health who focus on childhood cancer, survivorship, and health disparities.

Reasonable Accommodations

Individuals who need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Nicole Saiontz at saiontzn@mail.nih.gov. Requests should be made at least five business days in advance of the event.

Last Updated: 12 Apr, 2021