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World Cancer Leaders’ Summit 2016 - Call for applications

Eric Obscherning - May 3, 2016
Delivering a reduction in cancer deaths within a generation will be challenging. We will depend on the next generation to take on the challenge – people currently under 40 who will be the leaders of g...
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What We're Reading: Dr. Satish Gopal's "Moonshot to Malawi" in NEJM

Eric Obscherning - May 1, 2016
A fantastic piece from Dr. Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, in The New England Journal of Medicine. It's moving, empowering, and the truth: "In his 2016 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama cal...
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[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Attend the Global Health Catalyst Summit @ Harvard Medical School, April 29-30

Eric Obscherning - April 21, 2016
From April 29-30, Global Health Catalyst and the Dana-Farber Cancer Center (along with numerous sponsors) will host the Global Health Catalyst Summit at Harvard Medical School. The theme this year is ...
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Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment on GlaxoSmithKline’s Good News

Eric Obscherning - April 6, 2016
The Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment (UACT) welcomes the announcement by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) outlining a new and more flexible approach to patents and intellectual property (IP) to increase acc...
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Study: Estimated generic prices for 4 patented cancer drugs

Eric Obscherning - Feb. 12, 2016
A study conducted on estimated generic prices of four patented oral cancer drugs (imatinib, erlotinib, sorafenib, lapatinib) has been published a few weeks ago in BMJ Open. Our favorite sentence: "...
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Will you help us bring life-saving medicines to Kenya?

Eric Obscherning - Dec. 31, 2015
Dear Friends, Will you help us bring life-saving medicines to Kenya? We have an opportunity to #MultiplyChange but need your support. There are massive gaps in who has access to treatments in Kenya...
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[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

GlobalSurg-2: Invitation to take part in an international surgical outcomes project!

James Glasbey - Dec. 24, 2015
GlobalSurg is an international network of surgical researchers, including YOU! We examine the global epidemiology and outcomes of surgical, non-communicable disease, using accessible, simple to co...
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Global Cancer Innovation Hack-a-thon

Amy Wachler - Dec. 4, 2015
Hi Everyone, I wanted to let you know about CAMTech's next event at MGH, at Global Cancer Innovation Hack-a-thon that we are organizing with the MGH Cancer Center and Global Oncology. We're invitin...
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Global Cancer Innovation Hack-a-thon

Amy Wachler - Dec. 3, 2015
Hi Everyone, I wanted to let you know about CAMTech's next event at MGH, at Global Cancer Innovation Hack-a-thon that we are organizing with the MGH Cancer Center and Global Oncology. We're inviti...
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cancer care global health care delivery hackathon oncology
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Global Cancer Innovation Hack-a-thon

Amy Wachler - Dec. 3, 2015
Hi Everyone, I wanted to let you know about CAMTech's next event at MGH, at Global Cancer Innovation Hack-a-thon that we are organizing with the MGH Cancer Center and Global Oncology. We're inviti...
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cancer care global health hackathon
Health IT

Create to Innovate for Cancer Care

Lena Liu - Sept. 30, 2013
The Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care invites you to the Create to Innovate for Cancer Care event. This is a day long event focused on developing and prototyping for cancer care. It is a h...
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Create To Innovate for Cancer Care

I'd like to announce a local Boston event run by the NIH Center for Future Technologies for Cancer Care. The event is focused on innovation in cancer diagnostics, treatments and screening tools specif...
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Cancer burden in Africa and opportunities for prevention

Ziad Khatib - Feb. 6, 2012
Friends and colleagues, Dr. Jemal et.al. published a recent review, describing the pattern of cancers in sub-Saharan Africa and recommending cost-effective interventions. This is a good, up to date ...
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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

5th Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference & 7th Nursing Symposium on Cancer Care‏

Maggie Sullivan - Jan. 17, 2011
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[ARCHIVED] Global Surgery & Anesthesia

Cancer Care and Control - the role of surgery

Robert Riviello - Nov. 2, 2010
Four weeks ago, Dr. Farmer et al published in the Lancet "Expansion of cancer care and control in countries of low and middle income: a call to action." (see attached) [1]. As surgeons working in low ...
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cancer care surgery and oncology
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Farmer, Lancet - Cancer Care in LMIC

Robert Riviello - Nov. 2, 2010
Farmer, Lancet - Cancer Care in LMIC Riviello Robert doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(10)61152-X Health Policy www.thelancet.com Published online August 16, 2010 DOI:10....
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cancer care surgery and oncology
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

5th Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference & 7th Nursing Symposium on Cancer Care: Sept 22-24, 2011 in Hong Kong

Maggie Sullivan - May 9, 2010
Conference theme: ‘Issues, challenges, and future directions of evidence-based healthcare.’ The conference aims to pool the efforts of nurses from across cultures and disciplines to examine evidence-b...
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cancer care Meetings & Conferences Nursing Specialties