In this on-demand webinar series, CURE partnered with TOUCH, The Black Breast Cancer Alliance to discuss how women of color with breast cancer can learn more about their disease.
In part three of CURE’s “Breaking Barriers: Addressing Women of Color Underrepresentation in Clinical Trials” webinar, Ricki Fairley, CEO of TOUCH, The Black Breast Cancer Alliance; Hayley Brown, director of partnerships and programs at TOUCH, The Black Breast Cancer Alliance; and Michelle Anderson-Benjamin, CEO and founder of The Fearless Warrior Organization, discussed reasons for medical mistrust, and how women of color with breast cancer can learn more about their disease and communicate better with their care teams.
“The trust is built by the by getting educated, by learning more about the disease, by learning more about the treatment options, by learning more about clinical trials, by learning more about the things that you need to know,” Fairley said.
00:15 – Barriers to clinical trials for black women.
01:41 – Lack of communication between doctors and patients.
02:50 – Building trust in medical information and responsible advocacy.
03:50 – Forms of communicating with the medical team.
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