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.
In this “Cancer in My Community,” Dr. José Enrique Gonzales Nogales describes what cancer is like in Bolivia, including how people with cancer are treated, how they access care, and what challenges exist to providing cancer care in the country.
Dr. Aynur Kenjaeva discusses what cancer care is like in Kazakhstan, including the free access to cancer care all citizens of the country have and about national efforts to promote cancer screening and prevention.
Dr. Ramila Shilpakar shares what the cancer experience is like in Nepal, including the stigma surrounding the disease, how people with cancer access care, and how international organizations have helped to improve cancer care in the country.
On this year’s World Health Day, Dr. Lidia Schapira discusses the importance of addressing cancer as a global issue and how Cancer.Net is working to provide expert-vetted information to people all over the world.
Dr. Mona Hassan describes what cancer care is like in Lebanon, including the significant disparities in cancer care between Lebanese people and refugees in the country.
Dr. Michael Jefford discusses what cancer prevention and care is like in Australia, including the access Australians have to screening, how people with cancer receive treatment, and how the country is working to improve survivorship care.
Dr. Fidel Rubagumya describes what treating people with cancer is like in Rwanda, including some of the longstanding challenges and recent achievements in caring for and supporting patients and survivors in the country.
Dr. Alba Kihn Alarcón discusses the personal reason why she got involved with cancer care in Guatemala, efforts to expand cancer screening across the country, and how people with cancer in Guatemala access care.
Dr. Abdul Rahman Jazieh discusses what the cancer experience is like in Saudi Arabia, including which cancers are most common, access to cancer care, and the role of family.