Obeng-Gyasi-Samilia-MDThis new research will evaluate the feasibility of longitudinal collection of more granular social determinants of health, such as insurance, geography and finances, data in clinical trials. Reflecting her own interest in health care disparities and health equity, Samilia Obeng-Gyasi, MD, says that the long term-goal of her research is “to inform and influence governmental policy for resource allocation for vulnerable cancer patients.”

Funding for this study is provided by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group and the American College of Radiology Imaging Network National Cancer Institute Community Oncology Research Program.