School of Health and Human Sciences

Professor Christina Yongue 2021 APHA ACCURE Survivorship Presentation

Christina Yongue, MPH, MCHES, Matthew Manning, MD, Aditi Garikipati, MMCi, Samuel Cykert, MD, Eugenia Eng, DrPH, MSN, RN, and Jennifer Schaal, MD

2021 APHA ACCURE Survivorship

Overall survival from a multi-institutional trial to eliminate racial disparities in treatment of early stage breast and lung cancer. Purpose/Objectives National Racial Health & Healthcare Disparity Black patients with curable lung or breast cancer complete treatment less often than similar white patients, contributing to worse survival. Research Project Focus Accountability for Cancer Care through Undoing Racism and Equity (ACCURE) was a system-based intervention trial (2012-2017) shown to eliminate Black-white disparities in treatment completion and improved completion for all. (National Cancer Institute 5-R01-CA150980-02)