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Nearly half of all children with cancer go undiagnosed and untreated

Almost half of children with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated, according to a new global study. The research suggests that the situation depends on location: while only 3% of childhood cancer cases in western Europe and north America are thought to have been missed in 2015, the propo...

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What Global Oncology Needs: Mutual Learning and More Funding

In order to control the global cancer burden, it is important to address the burden of cancer in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). But global oncology is not the concern of LMICs alone. A recent article by Kostelecky et al in Journal of Global Oncology highlights an important pillar of gl...

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When It Comes To Cancer, Geography Can Determine Your Chance Of Survival. But It Doesn’t Have To

Published on WBUR's Cognoscenti Blog, 7 February 2018 - full commentary here.   “Well, thank God you live in Boston,” my sister said when I called to tell her about my cancer diagnosis over a decade ago. That was the refrain I heard over and over. People were talking, of course, about Bosto...

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Unite to Fight: Together, We Can End Global Cancer Inequities

On World Cancer Day, February 4th, the international cancer community united to send a clear message: we must act now to prevent, detect, and treat cancer. To empower individuals and communities, Global Oncology and 1,472 advocates came together under the slogan “I Can. We Can.” This rallying cal...

HPV Vaccines Are Reducing Infections, Warts — and Probably Cancer

An analysis covering 66 million young people has found plummeting rates of precancerous lesions and genital warts after vaccination against the human papillomavirus. Read more at The New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/27/health/hpv-vaccine-warts-cancer.html?action=click&module...

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them

The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world.  Read more at The New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/24/health/drugs-poor-countries-africa.html?action=click&module=N...

Poor referrals blamed for cancer deaths

Cancer experts have blamed [Kenya's] unreliable referral system labelling it as the major cause for the more than 32,000 deaths annually. The oncologists have dismissed the narrative that most cancer cases are presented in hospitals at an already advanced stage, which leaves patients with minimal...

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CiSCANEN has physical presence with administrative structures and over 968 member organizations spread across in the 36 states and FCT of Nigeria.  Our involvement in cancer control:  Prevention for cancer Care and support (palliative) for cancer patients and their relatives Research...

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