UVA Cancer Center event connecting researchers with those they’re trying to help

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – UVA Cancer Center is bringing researchers and community members together to talk about cancer disparities.

A symposium was held at the Graduate Hotel Thursday, November 16.

“We brought together partners from across our communities, our UVA faculty, and as well as our students to come together and just share a lot of the information and programming and research that’s happening not only here in the local-Charlottesville region, but really across the state and even into West Virginia,” Professor Jamie Zoellner said.

“All of these researchers and these community members learning best practices from each other and learning what works well is going to extend access, and that is really going to help with a lot of the disparity,” Deborah Clarkson said. Clarkson is with UVA Cancer Center’s Community Advisory Board, as well as cancer survivor.  Read More >