Disparities of patient treatment are real. It's time all doctors join efforts to help change that.
When Dr. Paula Aristizabal first started working in pediatric oncology, she was a little uneasy.
"I was scared because I didn’t know what to expect," Aristizabal explains. Even though cancer specialists have to assume they'll be treating people with a lower than average survival rate, knowing that all her patients would be children made it somewhat more daunting.
Fortunately, however, that was far from the experience Aristizabal ended up having.