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Using bibliometrics, Dr. Khalid El Bairi identified a research gap in Morocco, and felt a responsibility to fill it.
In a planned series of five articles, Dr. Khalid El Bairi will share his career journey as a young cancer researcher in an LMIC and propose recommendations to enhance research in resource-limited settings.
Dr. Narmin Talibova shares her journey as the first International Development and Education Award recipient from Azerbaijan and how the award is helping her improve cancer care in her home country.
I have been to many white coat ceremonies for medical students at my own institution, but this year, I had the joy of attending my son's white coat ceremony.
It's hard to find the right words to communicate with patients affected by the dual trauma of cancer and war. Dr. Csaba L. Dégi and Dr. Fay J. Hlubocky offer perspectives, guidance, and resources (available in translation).
Dr. Andriy Hrynkiv describes the situation on the ground in Ukraine for civilians and health care providers.
Dr. Gevorg Tamamyan reflects on accomplishments of the past 3 years and looks to the future of pediatric cancer care in Armenia.
War or peace, crisis or prosperity, tranquility or troubled times, whatever circumstances we live in, as dedicated physicians and educators, especially specialized in oncology, we never stop!
Innovations designed to improve equity for patients in diagnosis, care, and survivorship can help us close the care gap and achieve the lofty goal of World Cancer Day, writes ASCO president Dr. Everett E. Vokes.
Dr. Lewis E. Foxhall and Zuzanna Tittenbrun describe the International Cancer Control Partnership and ASCO's role as a member of this international collaborative.
Dr. Anghel Adrian Udrea began his career in Romania at a time when professional opportunities were limited, and he has spent 3 decades working to make a difference for the next generation of Romanian oncologists.
It is encouraging and enlightening to know that breast cancer awareness campaigns are being conducted all over the world, even in countries troubled with major political and military conflicts.
As physicians previously operating in a relatively well-resourced health care system, the transition to crisis has been difficult on all levels, according to Dr. Mona Ali Hassan, Dr. Deborah Mukherji, and Dr. Ali Taher. 
Fostering connections with colleagues, mentors, and family is a first step to finding balance during the transition from fellowship to early career, according to Dr. Camila Bragança Xavier.
"IMGs should be seen for who they are as doctors and as people, rather than as a visa status, a pedigree, or an application," Dr. Tarek Haykal writes.
Dr. Nizar Bitar and I review the 2021 Best of ASCO Lebanon meeting, which featured an extraordinary faculty from all over the globe and our talented colleagues here in Lebanon.
Smriti Rana pursued a career in palliative care in part due to her mother's death from cervical cancer. "21 years later, another woman I love has died in the same excruciating agony, in spite of all the apparent medical advancements," she said.
Dr. Muhammad Rafiqul Islam describes the enormous challenge of ensuring optimal cancer treatment for patients and guiding the future medical oncologists of Bangladesh.

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