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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Snežana Bošnjak discusses what cancer care is like in Serbia, including the importance of providing supportive care in the country and where people with cancer can find help.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Joseph Bernard Jr. describes why he decided to become an oncologist and the array of challenges people with cancer face in Haiti.
Dr. Verna Vanderpuye describes what people with cancer experience in Ghana, including the stigma associated with the disease, the challenges to receiving care, and how local organizations are working to make a difference.