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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...

Breast cancer in Venezuela: back to the 20th century

Facing scarcity of medicines and broken-down medical equipment, women diagnosed with breast cancer in Venezuela resort to more radical means of treatment.   https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(18)31729-X/fulltext?rss=yes&utm_campaign=KFF-2018-Daily-GHP-Report...

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,...

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