The Multicancer Early Detection (MCED) Consortium Releases Two New Health Equity Papers
The Multicancer Early Detection (MCED) Consortium announced the release of two white papers developed by the Consortium’s Health Equity Workgroup.
- Patient Barriers to Care: A Health Equity Landscape Analysis for Emerging Multicancer Early Detection Tests
- Building Health Equity through Research Study Design for Multicancer Early Detection Tests: Key Considerations.
The papers examine the benefits, harms, and modifiable barriers to the acceptability and uptake of MCEDs among diverse, underrepresented populations and offer insightful recommendations to support equitable and informed participation in these emerging technologies. These documents serve as a key step in determining how MCED technologies could be used to reduce longstanding disparities in cancer care. Learn more about the Consortium’s work here.