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AACR/ABCF Special Education Session

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) partnered with the Alamo Breast Cancer Foundation (ABCF) to present a virtual educational program for all patient advocates. The program is designed to help patient advocates better understand the basic science of breast cancer.

The 2021 ACR/ABCF Special Education Session discussed the topic of Bioethics and Cancer by Vivian Carter, PhD, MHR, the Chair of Department of Psychology and Sociology at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm CT / 1:00 pm ET.

She is an experienced social scientist with specialties in organizational development and transformation, medical sociology, race and gender relations. Dr. Carter is an accomplished researcher specializing in community-based participatory research and serves as the Cancer Outreach Team leader and Tuskegee University Primary Investigator for the Cancer Outreach component of the U54 Cancer Research Partnership funded by the National Institute Health (NIH).

Dr. Carter is the co-author of cancer research publications including: Increasing Mammography Screening Rates among African American Women in Rural Black Belt Counties: An Education Intervention. Her works have dramatically impacted the health outcomes for women in Macon County by actively fighting to have mammography and support for screening.

Additional details to follow.