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Afsaneh Barzi, MD, PhD, on Disparities in Access to Screening and Treatment of GI Cancers

2021 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium

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Afsaneh Barzi, MD, PhD, of the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Southern California, discusses reasons for the incomplete understanding of the molecular landscape of minority patients with cancer, lack of screening chief among them. This underrepresentation, Dr. Barzi says, is more marked in gastrointestinal malignancies than other solid tumors, and she recommends ways to improve the outlook.



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