12th Annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities


Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Cancer Health Disparities: Discover, Develop, Deliver & Disseminate

June 8 and 9, 2017


The 12th Annual Conference on Health Disparities, Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Cancer Health Disparities focuses on Breast, Colorectal and Prostate Cancers. Invited experts from across the United States, community partners, faculty and students will convene to learn about the latest basic, clinical, community and translational approaches to discover, develop, deliver and disseminate information to eliminating cancer health disparities. 

Keynote Address
Breast Cancer Session:
  • Metabolic Basis of Racial Disparity in Breast CancerArun Sreekumar, PhD, Professor and Director Metabolomics, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Racial/ethnic disparities in obesity and breast cancer, Elisa Bandera, MD, PhD, Professor and Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
  • Clinical perspective 0n Breast CancerRobyn Young, MD, Clinical Director, Breast Cancer, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Fort Worth
Prostate Cancer Session:
Colorectal Cancer Session: