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Doug H.M. Pyle
Jan 25, 2012 1:10 PM
I am pleased to share with you below for your reference an updated Calendar of ASCO activity in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMCs) for 2012, sorted by location.   These ASCO meetings and workshops will be posted on the ASCO Calendar of Events (www.asco.org...
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Rachel Pensack-Rinehart
Jan 23, 2012 11:07 AM
Cancer in Ghana – an Interview with Verna Vanderpuye, MD, Center for Radiotherapy, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, GhanaIn 2011, Ghanaian ASCO member Dr. Verna Vanderpuye helped organize a palliative care course in Ghana with ASCO, the Africa Oxford Cancer Foundation (AfrOx) and the Ghana Health...
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Kara Garten
Nov 21, 2011 9:08 AM
My United Nations Experience – Making NCDs and Cancer A PriorityBy Tanja Čufer, MD, PhD, University Clinic Golnik, SloveniaOn September 19, 2011, a high-level summit of the General Assembly of the United Nations was held in New York. This historic meeting was called to address non-communicable...
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Kara Garten
Sep 25, 2011 2:25 PM
Volunteer Team to Honduras includes First-Ever Oncology Nursing Component Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, PhD APRN-BC AOCNPÒ, and Julie Carlson, MS APN AOCNSÒ We have just returned from a very rewarding experience working with nurses who provide cancer care in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. In August 2011, we spent...
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ASCO Admin
Sep 20, 2011 5:14 PM
The UN General Assembly today concluded a two-day High-Level Meeting to address the epidemic of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and chronic lung disease. ASCO strongly supports the Political Declaration unanimously adopted at the Meeting by Member States...

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