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“Living With Breast Cancer” Tribute to Dr. Elizabeth Tarira

Hello, Everyone, Please read the tribute to Dr. Elizabeth Tarira on Living with Breast Cancer, a blog written by Hester Hill Schnipper, program manager for Oncology Social Work at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Hester is a breast cancer survivor who … Continue reading

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Leading Health Problems Around St. Albert’s

A village on the escarpment near St. Albert’s Mission Hospital Abby Norris Turner, PhD, is a public health researcher in Ohio State University’s Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, who has conducted research in Zimbabwe since 1999. Her … Continue reading

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Cancer in Zimbabwe: Can we ease the suffering?

The 9 March 2011 post about cancer care in Zimbabwe has led to a series of interesting comments, many of them relate to cervical and breast cancer. The suffering caused by cervical cancer in Zimbabwe was etched into my mind … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer in Zimbabwe

A post of mine about cancer care available in Zimbabwe following my March 2011 trip led to interesting comments from readers that focused mainly on the problem of cervical cancer. Is breast cancer also a problem in Zimbabwe? For example:  What … Continue reading

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March 9 — Cancer Care in Zimbabwe

I’ve paid extra attention to the subject of cancer care during this visit to Zimbabwe. Economic conditions have improved in the country since my 2009 visit. The economy has stabilized somewhat, the shops have food for those with the U.S. … Continue reading

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