In the United States, much of the research is focused on developing new and very expensive technologies and drugs – often without a major therapeutic benefit. In resource limited countries, basic oncology care is frequently lacking. In addition, the benefits of various chemo-radiotherapy combinations for a number of malignancies are unknown as these populations have […]
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March 26 to March 28 Boston, MA United States
March 25th, 2015 Boston, MA United States
The growing burden of non-communicable diseases including cancer in low- and lower middle income countries (LMICs) and in geographic-access limited settings within resource-rich countries requires effective and sustainable solutions.The International Cancer Expert Corps (ICEC) is pioneering a novel global mentorship–partnership model to address workforce capability and capacity within cancer disparities regions built on the requirement […]
Describes the underpinning of the ICEC approach to transforming global health and healthcare careers. Includes unique opportunities for the sectors of: healthcare, implementation science, technology, economics and research. Read More
Frontiers in Oncology Describes a pioneering program for bringing cancer care and research to American Indians This is the basis of our internationalizing the efforts to reach “First Nations” and related populations in resource-rich countries. First author Daniel Petereit, member ICEC Board of Directors. Read More
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 89:492-4, 2014 Written by a medical student working at NIH helping with ICEC, it describes the gap in opportunity facing students interested in altruistic service. [This is a PDF proof- attaching the published version not yet permitted] Read More
NCIS hosted the annual International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Advanced Training Course on 3D Image-Guided Brachytherapy (IGBT) for cervical cancer from 23 to 27 Mar 2015. This intensive five day course was attended by 29 participants from 14 countries across Asia. The faculty was both local and international. We had several speakers from NCIS, including Dr Choo […]
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 89:443-5, 2014 [This is a PDF proof- attaching the published version not yet permitted]. First author- Norman Coleman, Senior Scientific Advisor, ICEC Read More