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Nov 28, 2022
I began my medical career in Arizona, where I received an early lesson in the importance of cultural sensitivity thanks to members of the Navajo Nation from the Four Corners region.
Nov 17, 2022
After two years of limited activity during the COVID-19 pandemic, October Breast Cancer Awareness Month returned in 2022 with a variety of traditional and innovative activities worldwide.
Nov 10, 2022
ASCO president Dr. Eric P. Winer and Nominating Committee chair Dr. Beverly S. Mitchell call upon all eligible voters to make their voices heard in the ASCO election.
Nov 10, 2022
A diverse workforce will benefit all of our patients by exposing us all to new and different ideas, allowing culturally competent care, and ultimately improving cancer care for all patients.
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International Perspectives

International Perspectives provides an interactive platform for international leaders in their respective fields to share perspectives on oncology topics. International Perspectives contributors are invited to post by invitation from ASCO’s volunteer leadership and key staff.

Nov 10, 2022
"Cancer research relevant to LMICs is a necessity, not a luxury," writes Dr. Khalid El Bairi, and early-career oncologists in LMIC settings can advance cancer research in their communities.
Oct 07, 2022
When you are building a research career in a country with limited infrastructure and opportunities, you must have the courage to blaze your own trail, and trust that success will follow, said Dr. Khalid El Bairi.
Oct 03, 2022
Drs. Kibrom Hiluf, Mohammed Mustefa, Isaias Irgau, and Solomon Woldu describe the humanitarian crisis in Tigray in terms of its impact on patients with cancer and health care providers.
Jul 12, 2022
"If you are young researcher in an LMIC trying to launch your own career, I highly recommend building collaborations and networks with oncologists around the globe," said Dr. Khalid El Bairi.
Jun 10, 2022
Dr. Khalid El Bairi reports on the educational presentations and exciting directions for future research from a recent event organized by young professionals in Taroudant, Morocco.
May 19, 2022
Dr. Khalid El Bairi advises early-career researchers in low- and middle-income countries to focus first on learning universal methodology, then on targeted training for specific projects.

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