Cancer

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Changing the Course of Cancer in Mongolia

Inspired by her physician grandmother, Dr. Tsetsegsaikhan Batmunkh has strived to improve care in the East Asian nation 

Cancer Doesn't Stop For You, Millennial

So don't skip out on your annual wellness exam, a young cancer survivor warns

Governance

Lack of Awareness of Cancer and the Efficacy of Therapy Undermines Africa's Cancer Control Efforts

Governments in sub-Saharan Africa should commit to making cancer a public health priority

Gender

Systemic Racism in Mammogram Guidelines

Breaking down U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations in the COVID-19 pandemic

Governance

COVID-19 and Tobacco: Unmasking the Smoke Screen

World No Tobacco Day 2020 exposes the false dichotomy between public health and the economy when it comes to Big Tobacco

Trade

Smoke and Mirrors in Bangladesh

Three lessons we can learn from Bangladesh about tobacco industry influence and corruption

Poverty

Tackling Cancer Through Universal Health Coverage

Turning the tide through prevention, treatment, and other cancer control interventions depends on strong health systems

Aging

“Ordinary Love” and Extraordinary Compassion

New film starring Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville depicts the gloomy, gray uncertainty of modern breast cancer treatment

Governance

Waging Another Public Health "War?"

Overreliance on military language in global health risks missing more appropriate, effective and compassionate responses

Food

A Russian Prescription to Reduce Alcohol Use

Sustained changes to alcohol policy in Russia have contributed to big gains in life expectancy

Aging

The Growing Cancer Threat in Africa

Cancer mortality is increasing in sub-Saharan Africa, where the needed health care infrastructure is still lacking