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Global Challenges in Radiation Oncology

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 […]

The International Cancer Expert Corps: a unique approach for sustainable cancer care in low and lower-middle income countries

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 […]

Addressing cancer disparities among American Indians through innovative technologies and patient navigation: the walking forward experience

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  

NCIS hosted the annual International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Advanced Training Course

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 […]