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.
Dr. Lynette Denny shares what it was like being diagnosed with cancer, how a recurrence many years later changed her approach to coping, and the disparities in care she’s witnessed as an oncologist.
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 “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Ichrak Ben Abdallah describes what cancer is like in Tunisia, including what drew her to oncology, how people with cancer in Tunisia receive care, and the prevalence of cancers caused by tobacco use in the country.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. N’da Marcelin Homian describes what cancer is like in Côte d'Ivoire, including the stigma that exists around cancer in the country and the challenges people with cancer face in accessing care.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Krittiya Korphaisarn shares what cancer is like in Thailand, including how cancer is treated and why the Thai government launched a genetic testing initiative in the country.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Carlos Barrios discusses why he was drawn to oncology, the disparities that exist in cancer care in Brazil, why expanding access to clinical trials is so important, and resources available to help those with cancer in Brazil.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the importance of World Cancer Research Day, which takes place each year on September 24, and the progress made in cancer care as a result of research being conducted around the world.
Dr. Fay J. Hlubocky shares what people with cancer should know about managing their mental health during the war in Ukraine, including how to cope and where to find help.