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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...

Cancer death disparities linked to poverty, lifestyle factors nationwide

Yale researchers have identified factors that may contribute to widening cancer death disparities among counties across the United States. These factors, which include both socioeconomic and behavioral traits, may provide public health experts with specific targets for potentially reducing cancer...

Collaboration aims to improve cancer care in Nigeria

Stanford physicians, including Global Oncology (GO) co-founder Dr. Ami Bhatt, are engaged in an ongoing and wide-ranging collaboration with the country’s ministry of health and doctors at major university-affiliated hospitals to improve several areas of cancer care. The collaboration is supported...

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,...

Swaziland to Use IAEA Recommendations to Address its Growing Cancer Burden

International cancer control experts meet staff at the surgery ward of the Mbabane Government Hospital located in Swaziland’s capital, Mbabane. (Photo: A. Juric/IAEA) Swaziland will expand its cancer services to address the increasing number of cases, which is adding pressure to an alrea...

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