Virtual CME Program
1.00 CME/CE Credit
Bridging the Gap with Dr. Hall: Cancer Demographics, Screening, and Perceptions Among African Americans
Because of the increased burden of an array of cancers, African Americans have screening recommendations that are sometimes different from the majority population. Dr. Hall will review the current US cancer demographics as well as recommendations for cancer screening in African Americans and other communities of color. When a cancer diagnosis is discovered, the related discussion needs to be delicately handled in many cases. We will review the attitudes, perceptions, and beliefs regarding a cancer diagnosis in African American patients and best practices for successful outcomes.
- Review the current US demographics for the major cancers by race/ethnicity
- Review current recommendations for preventative screening for the major cancers and any differences for unique populations
- Explore the dynamics that influence some of the differences in cancer diagnoses in African American patients
Gregory L. Hall, MD
Medical Director, Cutler Center for Men, University Hospitals of Cleveland
Associate Professor of Integrative Medical Sciences, Northeast Ohio Medical Center, Rootstown, OH
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical Center, Rootstown, OH
Assistant Clinical Professor in Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
Board President, National Institute for African American Health, Cleveland, OH
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.
Gregory L. Hall, MD: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
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