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Inspiring collaboration and action in the field of global oncology.

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Episode 6: Breast Cancer and Surgical Oncology in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Dr Mrs Beatrice Wiafe Addai is a breast surgeon in Ghana, president and founder of Breast Care International, CEO of The Peace and Love Hospitals, chair of the Ghana Cancer Board and chair of the Ghana non-communicable diseases (NCD) Alliance. We met during London Global Cancer Week and had a lot to talk about! In this, the first of 2 episodes, we discuss the crucial role of surgery, how surgeons can get involved and funding of cancer care in low- and middle-income countries. Follow us on twitter to ensure you don't miss out on the second part of the interview.

Episode 5: Developing a Paediatric Oncology Service in Tanzania Part 2

This is the second half of our interview with Dr Kristin Schroeder, an Assistant Professor of global health and paediatrics at Duke Global Health Institute. In this episode, we learn more about the importance of team-work and collaboration, the role of the iCCARE Foundation and what drives Dr Schroeder forward in her work.

Episode 4: Developing a Paediatric Oncology Service in Tanzania

Children living in low-resource settings with cancer are much less likely to survive than children in high-resource settings. In the next two episodes we explore reasons for this and how we can address this disparity.



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“If the global oncology community is serious about improving cancer outcomes now, a revolution around the reality of cancer is needed”

Gyawali et al, Lancet Oncology, 2018