Dr. Sivakumar on why men of African ancestry are underrepresented in genomic clinical trials

Smruthy Sivakumar, PhD, shares her thoughts on why men of African ancestry are underrepresented in genomic clinical trials. Sivakumar was a researcher on a study presented at the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting that assessed ancestry, patterns of gene alterations, comprehensive genomic profiling, and treatment patterns in nearly 12,000 patients with prostate cancer. (J Clin Oncol 39, 2021 [suppl 15; abstr 5003]).