Recording - CAPO Webinar Series – Partnering with Diverse Patients to Advance Equitable Cancer Care: Stories from the Field

  • 22 Feb 2024
  • 12:00 PM
  • 22 Feb 2026
  • 1:00 PM
  • Webcast



Partnering with Diverse Patients to Advance Equitable Cancer Care: Stories from the Field 

Recorded on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Featured: Dr. Aisha Lofters and Dr. Ambreen Sayani, Women’s College Hospital 

This session described lessons learned from three research projects that aim to advance equitable cancer screening and care for Black Women with Breast Cancer, Black men with Prostate Cancer, and Structurally Marginalized Patients Who are at Risk of Developing Lung Cancer.  

Session goals/learning objectives: 

To prevent tokenism, to centre the voices of socially marginalised groups whose perspectives are often excluded and to recognize the reality of the current COVID-19 challenges in Canada, the guest speakers will offer five key considerations for building inclusive and diverse patient partnerships: 

  1. Use an Equity-Oriented Approach to Patient Engagement. 
  2. Co-Build Sustainable Safe Spaces. 
  3. Consider Issues of Accessibility. 
  4. Build Capacity One Relationship at a Time 
  5. Do No Harm

Dr. Aisha Lofters

Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute, Chair in Implementation Science, Peter Gilgan Centre for Women’s Cancers, Women’s College Hospital Associate Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine , University of Toronto Family Physician

Dr. Ambreen Sayani

Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute, Assistant Professor (status), Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto Scientific lead, Equity-Mobilizing Partnerships in Community (EMPaCT), Principal Investigator, Improving Cancer Care Equity (ICCE) Research Program, Health Equity Expert Advisor to the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer 

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