In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Livia Lucila Martínez Ocola discusses what cancer care is like in Peru, including what drew her to oncology, disparities in cancer care between the various regions in Peru, and local resources available to people with cancer.
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In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Vivian Paintsil discusses what cancer care is like in Ghana for children, including the common delays in treatment, cancer signs and symptoms parents should look out for, and how to access care.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Fernanda Cano Casarotto describes what cancer is like in Brazil, including what the most common cancers in the country are, the 2 ways people access care, the importance of prevention, and resources available to support patients.
En esta publicación “El cáncer en mi comunidad”, la Dra. Karina Senyase Zamarripa Martínez describe cómo es el cáncer para los niños en México, incluyendo lo que la llevó a la oncología pediátrica, los desafíos a los que se enfrentan los pacientes para recibir atención oportuna y los recursos locales disponibles para recibir apoyo.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Karina Senyase Zamarripa Martinez describes what cancer is like for children in Mexico, including what drew her to pediatric oncology, the challenges patients face in receiving timely care, and local resources available for support.
La Dra. Manali Patel y la Dra. Ana Velázquez Mañana analizan lo que las personas con cáncer deben saber sobre la escasez de medicamentos, incluido por qué ocurren, cómo pueden afectar la atención del cáncer y cómo trabajar con el equipo de atención médica si un medicamento que está recibiendo está en escasez.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses what people with cancer should know about patient-reported outcomes (PROs), including what they are and the important role they play in delivering high-quality cancer care.
Dr. Manali Patel and Dr. Ana Velázquez Mañana discuss what people with cancer should know about drug shortages, including why they happen, how they can impact cancer care, and how to work with the health care team if a drug you are receiving is in shortage.
Addressing Disparities and Raising Awareness During National Black Family Cancer Awareness Week: An Expert Q&A
In this podcast, Dr. Luckson Mathieu and Rea Blakey of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration discuss what Black families should know about cancer disparities in their community, their cancer risk, and steps they can take to prevent and screen for cancer.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Jazmin Servin discusses what childhood cancer is like in Paraguay, including why she chose a career in pediatric oncology, the barriers that exist to caring for children with cancer in Paraguay, and how families can get support.