How we work with oncology

We work to make our essential oncology medicines available in Global Health Unit where there is a high unmet need for cancer care. In addition, we are dedicated to strengthening healthcare systems in these communities to support better care for people with cancer. We do this by forming partnerships with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), care providers and Health ministries to support the specialist training of doctors who treat cancer, and to increase awareness and understanding of cancer in the community and primary healthcare level to drive earlier diagnosis, leading to a greater chance of cure.

Resources for healthcare professionals

Stay up-to-date on a selection of current resources within the therapeutic area of oncology.

Epidemiology

The GLOBOCAN observatory, hosted by the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, provides cancer statistics at a global scale, a valuable resource for those who develop cancer policy and lead cancer control programmes. It provides estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide, regionally, and nationally for 36 Cancers in 185 Countries.

C/Can Cancer navigator Kigali

Read more about how City Cancer Challenge Foundation supports Rwanda Biomedical Center in strengthening the patient navigation programme.

Guidelines

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network is a coalition of 33 leading cancer centres that produces cancer treatment guidelines. These are written to reflect specific regional needs such as access to technology, drug registration and availability, differences in disease biology and response to treatment.

Patient information is also available, in multiple languages.

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