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Flint congressman, mayor join in announcement on disparities in cancer care



31 January 2024

WATCH: Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley, Congressman Dan Kildee talk about cancer inequities

FLINT, MI — City officials and U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee joined with national organizations in releasing a new report on Tuesday, Jan. 24, that raises alarms about disparities in cancer risk, screenings and treatment in medically underserved communities across the nation, including Flint.

The National Minority Quality Forum and CEO Roundtable on Cancer announced the report, which has been submitted to the Cancer Moonshot team at the White House Office of Technology. Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley, Kildee, D-Flint Twp., and others joined the groups’ news conference via live stream from St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church.

You can hear their remarks in the livestream below.

By Ron Fonger

Read the article on mLIVE: https://www.mlive.com/news/flint/2024/01/flint-congressman-mayor-join-in-announcement-on-disparities-in-cancer-care.html


National Minority Quality Forum is a research and educational organization dedicated to ensuring that high-risk racial and ethnic populations and communities receive optimal health care. This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization integrates data and expertise in support of initiatives to eliminate health disparities.

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