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UCSF HDFCCC Office of Community Engagement CAB2:ChatnChew
TOPIC: How racism gets under the skin and what community can do about it
Speaker: Dr. Leticia Márquez-Magaña
Date: October 19th, 2022
Time: 12 to 1 PM
During this CAB2ChatnChew you will learn that:
1. Racism can erode telomere ends that protect us from premature cellular aging and cancer.
2. Structural racism leads to poorer social determinants of health for minoritized communities.
3. Social support and culturally-relevant coping mechanisms for racism stress can prevent cancer disparities and grow telomeres.