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Mayo Clinic RISE for Equity Podcast: Episode 2

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Saving Black Lives: The Cancer Care Gap

Featuring Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D. Professor & Deputy Director, Center for Health Equity & Community Engagement, Mayo Clinic and Alyx Porter, M.D. Consultant, Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Fiscal Support for URM Medical Students and Anatomy of a Successful Pathway Program | Twitter @PorterAlyx and @ElevateMedInc

In a health care industry where Black people are statistically more likely to develop and die from many forms of cancers compared to whites, Drs. Folakemi Odedina and Alyx Porter are working daily on initiatives to close the gaps. In this wide-ranging discussion about Black representation in cancer care, the two talk to RISE for Equity Host Lee Hawkins about strategies for mobilizing communities and fostering workforce diversity to improve outcomes.

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