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Clinical practice

Ukraine: what help for refugees with breast cancer?

In neighbouring countries, oncologists are seeing a growing number of female refugees with breast cancer whose treatment may have started before they left Ukraine and urgently needs to be continued for good outcomes to be achieved. 

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Doctor-Patient

Doctor-Patient

A virtual space where to discuss the how the doctor-patient relationship is evolving in oncology. Prof. Alberto Sobrero has been the Head of the Medical Oncology Unit at Ospedale San Martino in Genova, Italy, since 2001.

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(Un)Sustainable

(Un)Sustainable

A virtual space where to reflect on sustainability in cancer care. Dr Trapani is a fellow at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, US. He has collaborated with the World Health Organization as a consultant of the cancer control team for two years.

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On target

On target

A virtual space where to discuss the latest achievements in precision oncology. Dr Garralda directs the Research Unit for Molecular Therapy of Cancer (UITM) – CaixaResearch, at Vall d' Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO), Barcelona, Spain. She is also Principal Investigator of VHIO’s Early Clinical Drug Development Group.

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Clinical practice

Cancer care in war zones: what have we learnt?

In recent conflicts, good response to the health needs of refugees with cancer in receiving countries is consequence of an analysis of local cancer centres capacity and special measures to avoid fragmented care  

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Cancer prevention

Cancer screening programmes, a long road back to normal

In many countries, cancer screening activities are still suffering a complete shutdown, and according to public policy experts this may limit opportunities of a timely diagnosis especially to socio-economically vulnerable populations.
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