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Endometrial Cancer Detection During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

How have COVID-19 lockdowns affected endometrial cancer diagnosis? This article finds that during the first 12 weeks of the pandemic, endometrial cancer diagnoses declined 35% and patient calls for abnormal bleeding declined 33% compared with 2019… Read More

The Impact of Fibroids and Histologic Subtype on the Performance of US Clinical Guidelines for the Diagnosis of Endometrial Cancer among Black Women

This article, published in Ethnicity & Disease, describes a study that looks at the current guidelines for moving from transvaginal ultrasound to biopsy in a diagnostic workup for postmenopausal bleeding (the key symptom of endometrial cancer).

Assessment of Prediagnostic Experiences of Black Women With Endometrial Cancer in the United States

This article, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA Network Open), describes a qualitative study conducted by Dr. Doll, Bridgette Hempstead of Cierra Sisters, and the ECANA team.

Research Roundtable: Black Women's Experiences Before the Diagnosis

Research Roundtable: Black Women's Experiences Before an Endometrial Cancer Diagnosis

Research Partnership in Action: ECANA at NRG Oncology

ECANA Steering Group Patient Advisor, Adrienne Moore was invited to be an NRG Oncology Patient Advocate Committee (PAC) representative for the Uterine Corpus and the Health Disparities Committees. Read about her experience attending the 2019 Annual… Read More

ECANA Community Survey

The Endometrial Cancer Action Network for African Americans (ECANA) is launching the first ever national survey of Black/African-Americans who have had endometrial cancer.

Martha Jean Williams Finds a Seat at the Research Table

As a community member, involvement in research can mean many different things. Ms. Martha Jean Williams got involved with research not as a study participant, but as an advisor to the research team. As an African-American woman who experienced… Read More

"Endometrial carcinoma recurrence according to race and ethnicity": Q&A with Dr. Ashley Felix

Read Q&A with endometrial cancer researcher, Dr. Ashley Felix, to learn about her take on some of the newest findings about endometrial cancer recurrence affecting Black women and her most recent article: "Endometrial carcinoma recurrence according… Read More