Cancer in My Community

March 8, 2022 · Tonia Onyeka, MBBS
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Tonia Onyeka discusses what the cancer experience is like in Nigeria, including how people with cancer access care, how pain management has become more common in the country, and resources available to help people with cancer in Nigeria. Read More >>
February 17, 2022 · Mastura Md Yusof, MBBS, MCO, AM, and Wan Zamaniah Wan Ishak, MBBS, MCO
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Drs. Mastura Md Yusof and Wan Zamaniah Wan Ishak discuss what cancer is like in Malaysia, including the increase in cases in recent years and the measures being taken to reduce cancer throughout the country and improve access to care. Read More >>
February 4, 2022 · Jyoti Patel, MD, FASCO
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the significance of World Cancer Day, its new theme for 2022 through 2024, and the importance of working toward health equity across the globe. Read More >>
January 13, 2022 · Diah Martina, MD
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Diah Martina describes what cancer care is like in Indonesia, including the prevalence of advanced cancer in the country and how the government is working to improve access to cancer care, including palliative care. Read More >>
December 2, 2021 · Melvin LK Chua, MBBS, FRCR, PhD, FAMS
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Melvin Chua shares what cancer is like in Singapore, including the advancements in cancer care that have been made in the last decade in the country and how people in Singapore receive treatment. Read More >>