Our Diverse Cancer Communities Working Group (CWG) is a three-year initiative (2017-2020) inspired by the Cancer Moonshot and the Biden Cancer Initiative. The CWG will deliver a sustainable set of solutions and innovations to optimize cancer screening, access to care, treatment and clinical trial inclusion for underserved populations and ethnic minorities in the United States.
Our Call to Action: Spotlight existing inequities in order to identify and deliver solutions and innovations in cancer screening, referral, access to treatment, care, support and inclusive research for all.
Cancer Conditions of Focus: Non- Small Cell Lung Cancer, Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, Prostate Cancer
Our Key Deliverables:
Our Work Defined:
Driven by the insights and recommendations of leaders in the public and private sector, four initial sub teams are chaired by members of the working group. The Chairperson for the initiative is Jeanne M. Regnante, Senior VP, Community Education, Sustainable Healthy Communities, LLC:
OUR CURRENT PARTNERS:
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Association of Community Cancer Centers
Biden Cancer Initiative
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company*
Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation*
Eli Lilly and Company*
Johnson & Johnson*
Merck & Co., Inc.*
NIH Precision Medicine: All of Us
Stand Up 2 Cancer
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson
University of Kentucky Healthcare
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
*Corporate Members and Sponsors of the CWG
Click Here To View or Download the Diverse Cancer Communities Working Group Infographic.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the cancer working group, contact chairperson Jeanne M. Regnante, firstname.lastname@example.org.