RECENT PUBLICATIONS OF INTEREST: (since the last ICEC Essential News Letter related to ICEC and/or from ICEC members relevant to global health; readers, please provide additional citations)

Enhancing Career Paths for Tomorrow’s Radiation Oncologists. Vapiwala N, Thomas CR Jr, Grover S, Yap ML, Mitin T, Shulman LN, Gospodarowicz MK, Longo J, Petereit DG, Ennis RD, Hayman JA, Rodin D, Buchsbaum JC, Vikram B, Abdel-Wahab M, Epstein AH, Okunieff P, Goldwein J, Kupelian P, Weidhaas JB, Tucker MA, Boice JD Jr, Fuller CD, Thompson RF, Trister AD, Formenti SC, Barcellos-Hoff MH, Jones J, Dharmarajan KV, Zietman AL, Coleman CN. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Sep 1;105(1):52-63.

Accelerating the Future: Designing a Robust and Affordable Radiation Therapy TREATMENT SYSTEM for Challenging Environments. Dosanjh M, Georgieva P. Enlight Highlights, 2019 July;12-19.

Shaping the Path for a Global Oncology Academic Career. Balogun OD, Choi AMK, Formenti SC. JAMA Oncol. 2019 Jul 1;5(7):931-932.

Comparative analysis of radiotherapy LINAC downtime and failure modes in the UK, Nigeria and Botswana. Wroe LM, Ige TA, Asogwa OC, Aruah SC, Grover S, Makufa R, Fitz-Gibbon M, Sheehy SL. Clinical Oncology, 2019, ISSN 0936-6555,

Global palliative radiotherapy: a framework to improve access in resource-constrained settings. Elmore SNC, Grover S, Bourque JM, Chopra S, Nyakabau AM, Ntizimira C, Krakauer EL, Balboni TA, Gospodarowicz MK, Rodin D. Ann Palliat Med. 2019 Jul;8(3):274-284.

Developing Innovative, Robust and Affordable Medical Linear Accelerators for Challenging Environments. Dosanjh M, Aggarwal A, Pistenmaa D, Amankwaa-Frempong E, Angal-Kalinin D, Boogert S, Brown D, Carlone M, Collier P, Court L, Di Meglio A, Van Dyk J, Grover S, Jaffray DA, Jamieson C, Khader J, Konoplev I, Makwani H, McIntosh P, Militsyn B, Palta J, Sheehy S, Aruah SC, Syratchev I, Zubizarreta E, Coleman CN. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2019 Jun;31(6):352-355.

A Broad Impact for Global Oncology. Coleman CN, Wendling E, Pistenmaa DA. JAMA Oncol. 2019;5(10):1397–1398.

Global health and cancer. Roth L, Wendling EC, Coleman CN, Pistenmaa DA, O’Brien DM.
Lancet. 2019 Mar 9;393(10175):983-984.


Worldwide Access to Stereotactic Radiosurgery. Pannullo SC, Julie DAR, Chidambaram S, Balogun OD, Formenti SC, Apuzzo MLJ, Knisely JPS. World Neurosurg. 2019 Oct;130:608-614.

Pediatric Cancer in Northern Tanzania: Evaluation of Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes. Schroeder K, Saxton A, McDade J, Chao C, Masalu N, Chao C, Wechsler DS, Likonda B, Chao N. J Glob Oncol. 2018 Sep;4:1-10.

Impact of Essential Medicine Stock Outs on Cancer Therapy Delivery in a Resource-Limited Setting. Martei YM, Grover S, Bilker WB, Monare B, Setlhako DI, Ralefala TB, Manshimba P, Gross R, Shulman LN, DeMichele A. J Glob Oncol. 2019 Apr;5:1-11.

Scale-up of radiotherapy for cervical cancer in the era of human papillomavirus vaccination in low-income and middle-income countries: a model-based analysis of need and economic impact. Rodin D, Burger EA, Atun R, Barton M, Gospodarowicz M, Grover S, Hanna TP, Jaffray DA, Knaul FM, Lievens Y, Zubizarreta E, Milosevic M. Lancet Oncol. 2019 Jul;20(7):915-923.