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When It Comes To Cancer, Geography Can Determine Your Chance Of Survival. But It Doesn’t Have To

Published on WBUR's Cognoscenti Blog, 7 February 2018 - full commentary here.   “Well, thank God you live in Boston,” my sister said when I called to tell her about my cancer diagnosis over a decade ago. That was the refrain I heard over and over. People were talking, of course, about Bosto...

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Unite to Fight: Together, We Can End Global Cancer Inequities

On World Cancer Day, February 4th, the international cancer community united to send a clear message: we must act now to prevent, detect, and treat cancer. To empower individuals and communities, Global Oncology and 1,472 advocates came together under the slogan “I Can. We Can.” This rallying cal...

Why Are Black And Latino Kids More Likely To Die Of Certain Cancers?

When it comes to cancer survival, the United States is sharply divided by race. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the cancer death rate for African-Americans is 25 percent higher than whites, and Hispanics and Latinos are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer at a lat...

Communicating noncommunicable diseases

With renewed energy around this global health issue — thanks to a new WHO Independent High-level Commission on NCDs, inclusion in the Sustainable Development Goals, and the upcoming Third U.N. High-level Meeting on NCDs — the existing dialogue around NCDs is set to change. Read more: https://w...

The annual Rotary Cancer Run in Uganda

The Cancer Run organized is organized annually in August by the Rotary Club of Uganda. The goal is to fundraise for improvement of cancer care in Uganda. The purpose of the 2017 edition of the run was to raise funds to build a bunker for the Linear Accelerator machine that was acquired last year,...

Dashboard - U.S. Foreign Aid by Country: Haiti

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Opinion: Cancer in Africa: Making strides, creating solutions

Rwanda, like many of the Sub Saharan Africa, has seen a tremendous increase in cancer incidence in recent years. The required medical personnel, infrastructure and awareness of the disease have not even come close to matching this huge and increasing burden. However despite these challenges, R...

Ecuadorian Association in Favour of Cancer Patients “Esperanza y Vida”

The vision of this nongovernmental association is helping patients and their families in their fight against cancer. The association offer training programs in order to raise awareness and provide information about cancer in patients and families. In 2015, GlaxoSmithKline(GSK) provided a grant...

Ecuadorian Association in Favour of Cancer Patients “Esperanza y Vida”

The vision of this nongovernmental association is helping patients and their families in their fight against cancer. The association offer training programs in order to raise awareness and provide information about cancer in patients and families. In 2015, GlaxoSmithKline(GSK) provided a grant...

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