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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.
Mar 14, 2023
Dr. Khalid El Bairi was invited to participate in the International Summit of Health Professionals in Pakistan, a country he only knew from the news and nature documentaries. The visit challenged his perceptions and allowed him to make valuable connections.
Mar 07, 2023
ASCO Cancer Control in Primary Care Course Supports Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Prevention, Palliative Care Efforts in Nepal
Following his participation in the International Development and Education Award program in 2019, Dr. Deebya Raj Mishra made a commitment to bring preventive and palliative care education to primary care physicians in Eastern Nepal.
Feb 15, 2023
"The COVID-19 pandemic has made medical travel delicate, nevertheless, it is still in high trend, due to the huge demand in Africa," according to Dr. Zineb Dahbi and Dr. Fadila Kouhen.
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.