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Elkin Alfred

Health Equity Program Chair

and DDF Board Member

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Clinical trials are research studies involving human volunteers to evaluate medical products like medications, vaccines, or devices for safety and effectiveness. These studies may also show which
medical products or therapies work best for people with certain illnesses or for certain groups of people. Ensuring people from diverse backgrounds join clinical trials is key to advancing health equity. - FDA, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity

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2023 Understanding Barriers to Health Webinar

2022 Stomach Cancer and Health Equity Awareness Workshop - Miami

2022 Stomach Cancer and Health Equity Awareness Workshop - Broward

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DDF's partnership with CancerCare seeks to support patients, caregivers, and loved ones as they navigate the stomach cancer journey with help from skilled oncology social workers.

Since the inception of our partnership, CancerCare has provided the following to those who have called the helpline:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Case Management
  • Connect Education Workshops
  • Coping Circle Workshops
  • Registrations to CancerCare’s Wig/Prosthesis Clinic
  • Registration to CancerCare’s Legal Clinic
  • Registration for CancerCare’s Magnolia Meals at Home

Thank you to our generous 2023 sponsors:

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