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Cervical Cancer in Zimbabwe Q & A
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During my visit to Zimbabwe in March 2011 I met a young woman who’d been diagnosed with breast cancer several years earlier. Surgeons in Harare performed a mastectomy, and she lost her left breast. I asked her if she told … Continue reading
This year, Better Healthcare for Africa is working with clinical collaborators at Harvard Medical School and at St. Albert’s and other hospitals in Zimbabwe to help prevent cervical cancer. Together, we are developing, and will seek funding for, an initiative … Continue reading
Rome 21st June 2011 Dearest Friends, God has always good plans for each and every one of us. Greetings from Rome! Some of you have been following my breast-cancer illness for many years now, so I have to give you … Continue reading
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
For more than thirty years I have been an oncology social worker, and, since 1993, I have also been a woman living with breast cancer. I am the Chief of Oncology Social Work here at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, … Continue reading
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