During the recent CARO Annual General Meeting held in September 2018, we had an exciting opportunity to learn about two resident global oncology experiences funded by the committee's scholarship. Attached is a presentation by one of the scholarship winners, Gaurav Bhattacharya, about his elective experience in Zambia. To read more about him, see the Previous Winners page. … Continue reading One month in Zambia
Health Across Borders, the theme of this year’s Global Health Day, could not be more relevant in the wake of recent outbreaks of Ebola and the Zika virus. But what about cancer? We may not think of cancer as an international problem, but cancer control benefits from international collaboaration just as viral epidemics do. The … Continue reading Health Across Borders
At the 2015 ASTRO Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, the Global Health Rotation Initiative was officially launched! We are very excited about this initiative, which hopes to make global health electives easier to access for interested trainees. This initiative is a collaboration between the CARO International Communications Subcommittee with ARRO Global Health Subcommittee, the … Continue reading Global Health Electives Database is launched!
Coming closer to achieving Target 4 of the World Cancer Declaration: 'Ensure Universal Coverage of the HPV/HBV Vaccines.
On October 28, 2011, the Global Task Force on Expanded Access to Cancer Care and Control in Developing Countries (GTF.CCC) launched this outstanding report on expanding cancer control in Low and Middle Income Countries.
Specialty organizations play a pivotal role in disseminating knowledge and establishing best practices.