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On World Cancer Day 2020, we are reflecting on what progress means to us

For the 20th anniversary of World Cancer Day, we asked our global team members, physicians, patients, caregivers, and advocates to share what progress in cancer care means to them. [vc_video link='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oU9SvmhtQM'] [epq-quote align="align-center"]Progress means all cancer patients get the treatment they deserve.[/epq-quote] World Cancer Day, celebrated on February 4, is a global initiative that aims to raise awareness about cancer education, care, and prevention. The initiative is led by our friends at the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), a member-based organization whose mission is to reduce the global cancer burden and promote equity. [vc_video link='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6XjeLCjzjs'] [epq-quote align="align-center"]Progress in cancer care means that our patients...

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Honoring our Lung Cancer Patients During Lung Cancer Awareness Month (LCAM)

In April of 2015, a magnitude-7.8 earthquake, known as the Gorkha earthquake, devastated Nepal, crumbling multi-story buildings in its capital, Kathmandu. In the midst of the aftermath, Nabin, a 41-year-old pharmacist living in a village outside of Kathmandu, struggled to find a remedy for a persistent fever and cough. [caption id="attachment_31063" align="alignleft" width="228"] Nabin (right) with his physician, Dr. Gyan Kayastha at Patan Hospital Kathmandu.[/caption] Roads were covered with rubble, and due to collapsed homes many of the city’s residents were sleeping on the streets in tents; transportation was not an easy feat. Despite the harsh conditions, Nabin was able to visit...

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