Organization Rallies Global Oncology Community to Eliminate Cancer Health Disparities

Ami S. Bhatt, MD, PhD, Franklin W. Huang, MD, PhD, and Teodora Kolarova, Harvard Medical Student
Published: Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Dr, Ami S. Bhatt
Ami S. Bhatt, MD, PhD


Dr. Franklin W. Huang
Franklin W. Huang, MD, PhD


Teodora Kolarova
Teodora Kolarova, Harvard Medical Student
 
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston, Massachusetts Strategic Partnerships
Today, more than half of new cancer cases and over two-thirds of cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. Underlying this burden of cancer is an unequal distribution of global resources, a lack of coordinated care for oncology patients, and a multitude of social, cultural, and economic factors that lead to late diagnosis and incomplete palliation in the developing world.
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