Session IV: September 29
Social Determinants of Health, Financial Toxicity, Policy Initiatives and the Racial Disparity
This session provided an understanding about social determinants of health. It identified and explored factors that impact on the prostate cancer racial disparity. Costs of treatment and care that can prove toxic in limiting patient access was presented. Important policy initiatives that can help eliminate the racial disparity was also reviewed and discussed.
Session Introduction: Mr. Thomas Farrington, PHEN President and Founder
Moderator: Adrian Backus, JD, MDiv, Director of Church Partnerships and Community Outreach, PHEN
Understanding Social Determinants of Health and Impact on the Prostate Cancer Racial Disparity: Magnolia Contreras, MSW, MBA, Vice President for Community Health, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Watch Video
Closing Remarks: Mr. Thomas Farrington and Rev. Adrian Backus
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