Riley Wong

Google News Lab Fellow

Riley Wong is a Google News Lab fellow at ProPublica. Their background is in data science, machine learning, and open-source software development for health care and social good. They graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in computer science and currently manage an online community for queer and/or trans people of color in tech. Visit their website for more.

Black Patients Miss Out On Promising Cancer Drugs

A ProPublica analysis found that black people and Native Americans are under-represented in clinical trials of new drugs, even when the treatment is aimed at a type of cancer that disproportionately affects them.

How We Compared Clinical Trial and Cancer Incidence Data

An in-depth look at newly approved cancer drugs, who participates in their clinical trials and who is affected by those cancers.

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