health equity

June 8, 2023 · Jazmin Servin, MD
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. Read More >>
2023 ASCO Annual Meeting; #ASCO23
May 25, 2023 · ASCO Staff
The ASCO Annual Meeting is being held June 2 to 6, and here is some of the notable research that will be presented today. Topics include treatment for anemia related to myelodysplastic syndromes, pembrolizumab for advanced cervical cancer, surgery options for early pancreatic cancer, weight loss in breast cancer survivorship, the effect of Medicare expansion on racial disparities, and collaborating across borders to help children with leukemia. Read More >>
May 9, 2023 · Antonio Cassio Assis Pellizzon, MD, MsC, PhD
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Antonio Cassio Assis Pellizzon discusses what cancer care is like in Brazil, including why he cares for people with cancer, how most people access cancer care in Brazil, and local resources available for patients. Read More >>
February 3, 2023 · Jyoti Patel, MD, FASCO
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the global state of cancer ahead of World Cancer Day on February 4. She reflects on the progress that’s been made in reducing the cancer burden and shares ways we can all help close the care gap. Read More >>
February 2, 2023 · Alvaro Menendez, MD
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Alvaro Menendez describes what cancer is like in El Salvador, including the system that exists for accessing cancer care, how that system is evolving, and where patients can find support in El Salvador. Read More >>