Breast

Dr Ben Anderson, who leads WHO's Global Breast Cancer Initiative in an operating room in Ghana.
28 October 2021
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Health system characteristics and breast cancer: Reduced mortality depends on health equity

Marking the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr Ben Anderson speaks about the importance of public cancer facilities and universal health coverage to improve survival rates for breast cancer in LMICs.

Women smiling dressed in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
6 October 2021
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Cancer: the pandemic behind the pandemic

Former UICC Board Member and President of FEMAMA writes about the significant impact of delayed cancer treatment and how FEMAMA continues to fight breast cancer in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Women getting a mammogram
16 July 2021
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The importance of multi-stakeholder collaboration in transforming breast cancer control in Europe

Irish MEP Frances Fitzgerald, Chair of the multi-stakeholder coalition Transforming Breast Cancer Together, shares her perspectives on the value of collaboration for strengthened patient advocacy and policymaking in the EU.

Thinking Pink Breast Cancer Foundation is one of the only acting organisations in Sierra Leone working on raising awareness about breast cancer and bringing treatment to all Sierra Leoneans. Here, CEO Ms Pratt with former UICC presdient, Princess Dina Mired.
17 December 2020
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How breast cancer patients in Sierra Leone are affected by COVID-19

In a country with extremely low resources, Thinking Pink Breast Cancer Foundation has made incredible strides and is now working to address the halt in treatments and funding due to COVID-19. Blog by its founder, Mrs Cremelda Parkinson Pratt.

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