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2024 - CGH Spotlight Blog

    • Trainee Spotlight: Asteria Kimambo, M.D., M.Med.

      Dr. Asteria Kimambo is a scholar with a strong commitment to improving the quality of cancer screening and diagnostic services through locally relevant implementation research. As part of a cancer research training program in Tanzania (D43), Dr. Kimambo studies the cost-effectiveness of fine-needle aspiration biopsy for cancer diagnostics. She aims to create a reproducible resource-adapted intervention strategy to address challenges for cancer care in Tanzania and globally.

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    • Cathy Muha, Branch Director and Dedicated Public Servant, Retires
      , by Annette Galassi and Kalina Duncan

      Cathy Muha, R.N., M.S.N. retires after 37 years of dedicated service to the National Cancer Institute. The Center for Global Health (CGH) recognizes Cathy as an exemplary public servant and a pillar at the CGH for the last 10 years. Cathy, an oncology nurse by training, has demonstrated a profound commitment to improving the lives of people with cancer worldwide.

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    • International Women's Day 2024
      , by Ophira Ginsburg, M.D., M.Sc. and Elise Garton, M.Sc.

      In celebration of International Women's Day, Dr. Ophira Ginsburg and Elise Garton discuss the formation of The Lancet Commission on Women, Power, and Cancer, its interdisciplinary team, and the publication of the commission's first report in The Lancet journal. The commission has had remarkable achievements over the past year and hopes to progress towards even more equality for women in cancer care and research at next year’s International Women’s Day!

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    • World Cancer Day 2024: Reflection, Recalibration, and Tremendous Opportunities to Close the Care Gap
      , by Satish Gopal, M.D., M.P.H.

      On this year's World Cancer Day, Dr. Satish Gopal reflects on our many accomplishments, discusses the need to review and recalibrate strategic priorities, and looks ahead with tremendous excitement about continued progress to successfully meet our shared goals and close the care gap around the world.

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