Expert Video - Why do current screening guidelines miss a significant portion of Black Americans at risk of lung cancer?
Dr. Janine Harewood, a lung cancer specialist from Fort Myers, Florida, explains why current lung cancer screening guidelines do not work well for Black Americans. She discusses smoke exposure and lung cancer in Black Americans, Black people and lung cancer screening, and how healthcare disparities affect Blacks.
Share with family and friends:
Click here to take our SURVEY Your feedback is important to us! We will use your feedback to develop future areas of content about lung cancer which will help other patients, caregivers and families.
This educational activity has been developed by
A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
This activity is supported by educational grants from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Grants and Giving, Foundation Medicine, Genentech, Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC , Neogenomics, Novartis, and Pfizer.
This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.