Tammie Denyse, a breast cancer survivor, entered a clinical trial years ago, partly to ensure more participation by black women. She is a part-time youth pastor at Cho Un Korean United Methodist Church in Orangevale.
Tammie Denyse, a breast cancer survivor, entered a clinical trial years ago, partly to ensure more participation by black women. She is a part-time youth pastor at Cho Un Korean United Methodist Church in Orangevale. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com
Tammie Denyse, a breast cancer survivor, entered a clinical trial years ago, partly to ensure more participation by black women. She is a part-time youth pastor at Cho Un Korean United Methodist Church in Orangevale. Manny Crisostomo mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

Too many whites in drug trials, and minorities are losing out

April 27, 2017 04:00 AM

UPDATED April 27, 2017 11:59 AM

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