SurvivorNet Teams with NYU Langone Health for "Close the Gap," an Expansive Media Vertical Devoted to Racial Inequities in Cancer

By Benzinga5 days ago


NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SurvivorNet, the nation's leading media company for cancer information, is announcing a collaboration with NYU Langone Health's Perlmutter Cancer Center for “Close the Gap,“ an essential new media vertical on devoted exclusively to telling patient stories, providing expert medical counsel, and delivering vetted health information as it relates to the huge disparities that exist for racial minorities in healthcare, particularly when it comes to cancer.

“Poverty, a lack of access to health care services and insurance, and other disparities have led to one of the most glaring examples of inequality in the nation; Black men and women are more likely to die from cancers than white men and women with the same illnesses,“ said Steve Alperin, co-founder and CEO of SurvivorNet. “Close the Gap is SurvivorNet's effort to educate, increase awareness and eliminate disparities in cancer outcomes, and we're grateful to be ...

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