2020 Stovall award nominations due May 1

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National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is accepting nominations for the 2020 Ellen L. Stovall Award through May 1.

Anyone can submit a nomination for the 2020 Ellen L. Stovall Award, and submissions from cancer survivors are especially encouraged.

The Ellen L. Stovall Award for Innovation in Patient-Centered Cancer Care honors the legacy of our former CEO, Ellen L. Stovall, a pioneering advocate who dedicated her life to making cancer care better for patients and their families.

Self-nominations are welcome.

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People of African ancestry (Black/African American) have some of the worst cancer incidence and greatest mortality, compared to white and other racial and ethnic populations in the U.S. On average, Black persons are 1.5 times more likely to have cancer and >2X more likely to die from cancer compared to whites. xxx:more