On March 31, 2015, Global Oncology will host the 2nd Annual GO Symposium at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle, WA.
GO friends and advisor, Dr. Lawrence Shulman, shares an enlightening account of treating cancer in Rwanda and writes about reducing cancer mortality rates in developing countries. The article can be found here.
At this Boston event bringing leaders together to collaborate on global cancer research, GO will launch to the public its Global Cancer Resource Map (GCPM) – the product of a two-year partnership between GO and the NCI Center for Global Health.
Dr. Jason Efstathiou (HMS ’03) is a radiation oncologist at MGH. He has also been working with local oncologists in Botswana to lead efforts in cancer care capacity building. In this case seminar session, which was held on February 26, 2013, Dr. Efstathiou led a case discussion highlighting the complexity and challenges of providing cancer care in […]CONTINUE READING →
An interactive session led by Dr. Chris Weldon (pediatric surgeon at Boston Children’s Hospital), Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo and Dr. Paola Friedrich-Medina (pediatric oncologists at Dana Farber Cancer Institute) on efforts to improve surgical oncology in the Dominican Republic. The session was held on March 26, 2013 at Harvard Medical School.CONTINUE READING →
If you had a life-threatening illness, what would be important for you and your family? How about if you were the doctor? Margarita Jorge is a social worker from Argentina who has worked extensively in her home country with transplant and palliative care patients. Dr. Rachelle Bernacki, M.D., M.S. is the Director of Quality Initiatives for Psychosocial Oncology […]CONTINUE READING →