2017 - CGH Spotlight Blog
- Addressing the Global Burden of Breast Cancer
The US National Cancer Institute’s Center for Global Health (CGH) has been a key partner in a multi-institutional expert team that has developed a set of publications to address foundational concerns in breast cancer care across the cancer care continuum and within limited resource settings.
- Why I Do Cancer Research
World Cancer Research Day is recognized on September 24, 2017. This day presents an opportunity for all of us to remind the world of the critically important roles research and cancer researchers play in reducing the global burden of cancer. Together with ten other global partners, NCI participated in the planning and launch of this initiative, highlighting the amplified impact of international cooperation in the clinical research arena.
- NCI supports 10 New Bilateral Collaborative Research Partnerships on Cancer
The Center for Global Health works with foreign scientific funding agencies to incentivize cooperation on work that is of importance to the American cancer research enterprise.
- New Report: Guiding Principles for Quality Cancer Treatment Services
C/Can 2025 is a first-of-its-kind multi-sectorial initiative led by UICC which aims to increase the number of people with access to quality cancer care services in cities around the world.
- CGH Hosts the Regional Centers of Research Excellence Program Launch Meeting for Cohort 1 Investigators
CGH convened the first meeting of the principal investigators funded in the first cohort. These investigators gathered to share their Research Center plans and provide feedback to one another.
- A new focus for the International Cancer Screening Network
The ICSN is thinking about how to take advantage of the nearly three decades of work in cancer screening program research and implementation and reach out more actively to low- and middle-income countries considering screening. For that purpose, ICSN is migrating from its historical place under NCI Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences to assume its new role within the Center for Global Health.
- Third Cohort joins NCI’s Affordable Cancer Technologies Program: supporting the development of affordable technologies for cancer detection, diagnosis, and treatment in LMICs
CGH is pleased to welcome the third cohort of investigator teams to the Affordable Cancer Technologies Program.
- First Cohort of Affordable Technologies for Cancer Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment in LMICs Enters their Second Phase
The Affordable Cancer Technologies Program promotes the development and validation of low-cost, portable technologies.