Dr. Larry Corey and cancer care leaders from developing countries will discuss the intersection of efforts to combat cancer, infectious diseases and immune deficiencies; Monday, 6 p.m. in Pelton
June 6, 2011
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center President Dr. Larry Corey will kick off Global Health Month by headlining the World Affairs Council’s “Combating Cancer in the Developing World, Where Infectious Disease, Immunity and Cross-Cultural Research Solutions Intersect” Monday, June 6, in Pelton Auditorium.
Breast Health Global Initiative publication identifies barriers to cancer screening, provides tools for optimizing treatment programs
April 4, 2011
A landmark publication from the Breast Health Global Initiative’s 2010 global summit reveals a multitude of barriers that keep women of developing nations from receiving screening and treatment for breast cancer. The authors—17 breast cancer experts from 12 countries—also identify common strategies and detail models of new programs that can improve and optimize breast health care and cancer treatment in such settings.
International summit, June 9-11, will address optimization of breast health care delivery in limited-resource countries
April 5, 2010
| By Colleen Steelquist
The Breast Health Global Initiative and the Latin American & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology will convene a BHGI Global Summit on International Breast Health June 9-11 in Chicago. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Susan G. Komen for the Cure co-sponsor the Breast Health Global Initiative.