Cancer  Control 2019

ONLINE EDITION

05 Foreword: Cancer control and  universal health coverage
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,
Director-General, World Health Organization PDF

06 Introduction
Dr Ian Magrath,
President, INCTR and Tim Probart, Publisher, Cancer Control PDF

 

 GLOBAL CANCER INITIATIVES

08 There is no time to lose: An urgent call for meaningful  action to reduce NCDs
HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan,
President of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) PDF

12 Sponsored feature: BASMAH gives new hope for cancer patients
Dubai Health Authority, Roche and AXA PDF

14 The Cancer Preparedness Index: Objectives, methods and dissemination
Alan D Lovell,
Economist Intelligence Unit, London, UK; Anelia Boshnakova, Economist Intelligence Unit, London, UK and Zain Taha, Economist Intelligence Unit, Haryana, India  PDF

18 Preparing for cancer II – Cancer control plans: Being prepared and ready to implement
Dr Simon B Sutcliffe, INCTR Canada: Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration Foundation, Vancouver, Canada PDF

22 City Cancer Challenge: Delivering sustainable, local solutions for cancer care
Rebecca Morton,
Head, Policy and Global Impact; Dr Susan Henshall, CEO; and Professor Sanchia Aranda, Chair, City Cancer Challenge (C/Can), Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) PDF

27 The Commonwealth and cervical cancer: Time for collective action
Mark Lodge, Director, International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research UK, Oxford, UK; Therese Lethu, Founder, Global Health Objectives and Dr Ophira Ginsburg, Director, High-Risk Cancer Genetics Program, Perlmutter Cancer Center and Associate Professor, Section for Global Health, Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, USA PDF

 

CANCER PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

36 Sponsored feature: My Child Matters: An initiative of the Sanofi Espoir Foundation
Sara Calmanti, Valentine Leuenberger, Laure Poirat, Valérie Faillat  and Anne Gagnepain-Lacheteau, Sanofi Espoir Foundation PDF

39 Establishing a tertiary care cancer hospital in a developing country: The story of the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center
Professor Nausherwan K Burki, Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, USA; Chief Medical Advisor and Member, Board of Governors, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Pakistan PDF

44 Cancer Screening in Five Continents (CanScreen5) – a project designed to improve the quality of cancer screening programmes
Eric Lucas, Dr Andre L Carvalho and Dr Partha Basu, Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France PDF

49 Responding to the call for “Treatment for All”: Examples from Indonesia, Mexico and Uganda
Micaela Neumann, Advocacy Manager, UICC Capacity Building Team; Domenico Iaia, Advocacy Manager, UICC Capacity Building Team; and Sonali Johnson, Knowledge, Advocacy and Policy; Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)  PDF

53 Global cancer control: The role of the International Atomic Energy Agency and future perspectives
Dr Lisbeth Cordero-Méndez, Consultant, Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy Section (ARBR) of Human Health Division; Dr Eduardo Zubizarreta, Head, Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy Section (ARBR); Dr Alfredo Polo, Radiation Oncologist; Yaroslav Pynda, IT Systems Engineer, Division of Human Health, Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications and Dr May Abdel-Wahab, Director of the Division of Human Health, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria PDF

59 Improving the safety of chemotherapy treatment for cancer patients in Uganda
Dr Pippa Lewis, Clinical Oncology and Global Health Research Fellow, Guy’s Cancer Centre and King’s College, London; Specialist Registrar in Clinical Oncology, Bristol Cancer Institute, UK and Dr Becky Tibenderana,  Specialist Registrar in Clinical Oncology, University of Cape Town/Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa PDF

 

TRAINING AND EDUCATION 

64 Addressing the burden of cancer in East Africa through cascaded training
Jennifer Eastin, Project Manager, Royal College of Physicians’ Global Office, London, UK  PDF

69 Use of telementoring to advance cancer control: The 2018 Africa Cancer Research and Control ECHO® Programme
Kalina Duncan, Lead Public Health Analyst and Lead for Evidence Dissemination, US National Cancer Institute, Center for Global Health, Boston, USA; Mishka K Cira, public health specialist, Clinical Monitoring Research Program Directorate, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Washington, USA and Dr Anne Ng’ang’a, Head, National Cancer Control Program, Ministry of Health, Kenya PDF

75 Challenging cancer inequalities within Europe through education and training: ESO’s vision
Dr Alexandru Eniu, senior medical oncologist, Department of Breast Tumours, Cancer Institute “Ion Chiricuta”, Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Deputy Scientific Director, European School of Oncology; Dr Fedro Alessandro Peccatori, Director, Fertility and Pregnancy Unit, European Institute of Oncology (IEO) and Scientific Director, European School of Oncology, Milan, Italy; Dr Nicholas Pavlidis, Emeritus Professor, University of Ioannina, Greece and Coordinator, Career Development Programme, European School of Oncology; Dr Marco Siano, Head Physician, Hôpital Riviera-Chablais, Vaud-Valais, Switzerland, and Coordinator, e-ESO Deprtment, European School of Oncology; Dr Matti Aapro, Breast Centre, Genolier Cancer Centre, Genolier, Switzerland and Executive Board Member and leader, Sharing Progress in Cancer Care Programme, European School of Oncology and Dr Sophie Fessl, freelance science writer PDF

 

INTERNATIONAL NETWORK FOR CANCER TREATMENT AND RESEARCH UPDATE

82 Mission, organization and achievements PDF

85 INCTR Branches PDF

86 INCTR Governing Council and partner institutions in developing countries PDF

87 Partners: Past and present PDF

88  Improving the outcome of  children with Burkitt Lymphoma in sub-Saharan Africa
Dr Ian McGarth, President, INCTR and Melissa Adde, Director, INCTR Clinical Research Programme PDF

90 100% committed to cure: Personalized medicine and advancing research towards the goal of finding a cure for paediatric cancer 
Dr Sidnei Epelman, INCTR Brazil PDF

92 Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration Foundation: INCTR – Canada
Dr Simon B Sutcliffe, Director, INCTR Canada: Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration  Foundation, Vancouver, Canada PDF

96 The Alliance Mondiale Contre le Cancer (AMCC): Programmes present and future
Martine Raphaël,
AMCC, INCTR; Pierre Bey, AMCC, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France, Institut Curie, Paris, France, INCTR, Laurence Desjardins, AMCC, Institut Curie, Paris, France, INCTR; Laure Copel, AMCC, Groupe Hospitalier Diaconesses, Croix Saint Simon, Paris, France, Alexis Burnod, AMCC, Institut Curie, Paris, France; Abibatou Sall, Institute of Pathology, University of Basel, Switzerland; Nina Hurwitz, Pathology department, Siena University Italy, INCTR; Lorenzo Leoncini, Institute of Pathology, University of Basel, Switzerland, INCTR and Elisabeth Dupont, AMCC, INCTR PDF