Cancer in My Community

April 8, 2021 · Ramila Shilpakar, MD, MBBS, DM
Dr. Ramila Shilpakar shares what the cancer experience is like in Nepal, including the stigma surrounding the disease, how people with cancer access care, and how international organizations have helped to improve cancer care in the country. Read More >>
March 23, 2021 · Mona Hassan, MD
Dr. Mona Hassan describes what cancer care is like in Lebanon, including the significant disparities in cancer care between Lebanese people and refugees in the country. Read More >>
December 8, 2020 · Michael Jefford, PhD, MBBS, MPH, GAICD, FRACP
Dr. Michael Jefford discusses what cancer prevention and care is like in Australia, including the access Australians have to screening, how people with cancer receive treatment, and how the country is working to improve survivorship care. Read More >>
November 23, 2020 · Fidel Rubagumya, MD, MMed
Dr. Fidel Rubagumya describes what treating people with cancer is like in Rwanda, including some of the longstanding challenges and recent achievements in caring for and supporting patients and survivors in the country. Read More >>
November 5, 2020 · Alba Kihn Alarcón, MD, MSc
Dr. Alba Kihn Alarcón discusses the personal reason why she got involved with cancer care in Guatemala, efforts to expand cancer screening across the country, and how people with cancer in Guatemala access care. Read More >>

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