Disparities in Cancer Care

Hear about the challenges and limitations disparate populations face when it comes to care access, and come away with strategies for implementing interventions to help patients get the treatment they need.

Presented by:
Sonia Okuyama, MD
Medical Oncologist
Denver Health Medical Center

This webinar was hosted by the Rocky Mountain Oncology Society (RMOS)—a Chapter Member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers. 

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Sonia Okuyama, MD

Medical Oncologist, Denver Health Medical Center


The Rocky Mountain Oncology Society (RMOS) is a Chapter Member of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC). RMOS members receive access to valuable educational content and targeted resources through ACCC to support their professional development.

  • The Eliminating Precision Medicine Disparities project is focused on understanding specific barriers to equal access to precision medicine and developing interventions to promote biomarker testing for patients with lung cancer in underserved communities.
  • Integration of MRD Testing: A Pathway for Patients with B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia provides information for integrating MRD testing into the cancer care continuum; evaluating identified barriers and potential solutions to integration; and implementing scientific principles to promote guideline-concordant testing.
  • The ACCC COVID-19 Resource Center contains webcasts, podcasts, and blogs, and resources on the pandemic from federal and professional organizations.
  • [Webinar] In Pursuit of Equity: Diversity in Clinical Research Participation – Hear strategies to improve clinical trial accrual for racial and ethnic minorities, as well as other at-risk groups; and explore successful solutions for working with community organizations to enhance interest and enrollment in clinical research.
  • RMOS members can connect in real-time through the members-only virtual discussion forum on ACCCeXchange. Within this forum, RMOS members from every profession involved in cancer care delivery ask and answer questions, discuss common challenges, and share knowledge and experience. Join the discussion and connect with your peers.
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