Advocating for Structural Change


What We Do

To address structural racism and the social determinants of cancer, we advocate for policies that support our diverse communities accessing care at HDFCCC. We also leverage research from our center to help community partners drive policy change that directly impacts cancer outcomes and public health.

Our Community Advisory Board has outlined the following priority activities:

  •   Training and Navigation
  •   Increasing access precision medicine and equitable cancer care
  •   Improving the Patient Experience
  •   Thrivership


  • Faith Committee & Menthol Free Sundays flavored tobacco ban
  •  Access to CAR-T cell therapy at UCSF
  •  Patient family guidebook cultural tailoring and translation for non-English speaking patients