Examining the Impact of Low Socioeconomic Status on Cancer and Mental Wellbeing
Original Air Date: JUNE 08th 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET
People who live in low-income communities are at risk for receiving inequitable cancer care that negatively impacts mental wellbeing and cancer outcomes. Join the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco and Cancer Control at the National Council for Mental Wellbeing and SelfMade Health Network for a discussion on how low socioeconomic status impacts cancer survivorship among people with mental health and substance use challenges.
By joining this webinar, you will:
- Learn about the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on cancer screening and treatment gaps as well as recommendations for improving associated cancer outcomes among populations with low socioeconomic status (SES) characteristics.
- Attain greater insight on the short, intermediate and long-term impacts of a cancer diagnosis on mental wellbeing among populations with low socioeconomic status (SES) characteristics.
- Acquire additional knowledge about social determinants of health (SDOH) as well as available tools and evidence-based interventions to address equitable comprehensive cancer care for low-income patients and communities comprised of cancer survivors.
Dwana “Dee” Calhoun, M.S., National Network Director, SelfMade Health Network (CDC National Disparity Network)
This event was hosted by the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.