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Matthew Manning, MD, on Resolving Racial Disparities in the Treatment of Breast and Lung Cancers

2021 ASTRO Annual Meeting

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Matthew Manning, MD, of Cone Health Cancer Center, discusses findings that showed changes to the way cancer care is delivered may help eliminate racial disparities in survival among patients with early-stage lung and breast cancers. Identifying and addressing obstacles that kept patients from finishing radiation treatments for cancer were associated with improved 5-year survival rates for all patients (Abstract 53).



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