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.
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In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses why more cancer research is being done about de-escalation treatment, including how these types of studies help doctors personalize treatment plans for each patient.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Vahur Valvere describes what cancer is like in Estonia, including which cancers are most common, the importance of screening in the country, and local resources available for support.
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.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Dingle Spence shares what cancer is like in Jamaica, including why she became an oncologist, how cancer care is accessed in Jamaica, the expansion of palliative care in the country, and local resources for people with cancer.
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.
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.
En esta publicación “El cáncer en mi comunidad”, el Dr. Claudio Martin describe cómo es la atención oncológica en Argentina, incluido lo que lo llevó a tener una carrera profesional en oncología y el trabajo que se está realizando para reducir las desigualdades en la atención y ampliar el acceso a los ensayos clínicos.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Claudio Martin describes what cancer care is like in Argentina, including what led him to a career in oncology and the work being done to reduce inequities in care and expand access to clinical trials.
In this podcast, Dr. Fay Hlubocky and Dr. Manali Patel discuss what health equity and quality care mean in the context of cancer care and describe research highlights in these areas from the 2022 Quality Care Symposium.