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.
Getting to and from appointments during cancer can be challenging due to their frequency, the level of planning required, and the overall cost. Here, find tips for making transportation during cancer easier and more affordable.
Patients can need a range of resources to cope with physical, emotional, financial, and practical challenges of cancer treatment. Here, learn more about different resources that may be available to you at your treatment facility, within your local area, or online.
How My Cancer Diagnosis Has Fueled My Work in Improving Access to Cancer Care: An Expert Perspective
Dr. Jeff Dunn, cancer survivor and current president of the Union for International Cancer Control, shares what it was like receiving his cancer diagnosis and how it has helped guide his work in increasing global access to cancer care.
2023 ASCO Annual Meeting Research Round Up: Progress in Preventing Melanoma Recurrence and Improving Equity in Cancer Care
In this podcast, 2 Cancer.Net Associate Editors discuss new research presented at the 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting about preventing melanoma recurrence and reducing cancer disparities.
What People in Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities Should Know About Their Cancer Risk: An Expert Perspective
Dr. Tingting Zhang shares what people in Asian American and Pacific Islander communities should know about cancer risk, including the types of cancer they may be more at risk for, the importance of screening for these cancers, and resources available to help.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Livia Lucila Martínez Ocola discusses what cancer care is like in Peru, including what drew her to oncology, disparities in cancer care between the various regions in Peru, and local resources available to people with cancer.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Fernanda Cano Casarotto describes what cancer is like in Brazil, including what the most common cancers in the country are, the 2 ways people access care, the importance of prevention, and resources available to support patients.
Cancer survivor Daniel G. Garza shares how receiving his cancer diagnosis led him to finding new purpose, particularly through his work with organizations looking to make cancer care more equitable.
In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Karina Senyase Zamarripa Martinez describes what cancer is like for children in Mexico, including what drew her to pediatric oncology, the challenges patients face in receiving timely care, and local resources available for support.