Speaker Series Part 1 | Dr. Jessica Chan

Time to treatment and outcomes among Inuit patients from Nunavut treated with palliative radiotherapy at The Ottawa Hospital We kicked off our inaugural Global Oncology Committee Speaker Series this past week with a presentation from Dr. Jessica Chan, a previous winner of the Global Oncology Committee’s Global Health Scholarship. Dr. Chan is a resident in … Continue reading Speaker Series Part 1 | Dr. Jessica Chan

Global Health Electives Database is launched!

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!

SE Asia – Volunteers & Twinning

Identified areas in SE Asia Myanmar Cambodia Nepal Radiation Therapy in Low Income Countries in SE Asia: Radiation therapy services in SE Asia are limited and when present are often outdated. Long treatment gaps exist secondary to equipment breakdowns and a lack of timely maintenance services which significantly influences adequate oncological management. Cobalt machines are … Continue reading SE Asia – Volunteers & Twinning