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ASCO 2019 /
Implementing better cancer diagnosis in low and middle income countries

31st May - 4th Jun 2019

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Published: 18.06.19
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Dr Gilberto Lopes - University of Miami and the Miller School of Medicine, Miami, USA

Dr Gilberto Lopes talks to ecancer at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting about the rise of cancer worldwide through low and middle income countries.

He explains that risk factors such as tobacco smoking and urbanisation are contributing to a much larger incidence of cancer in low and middle income countries.

Dr Lopes discusses the importance of accurate cancer diagnosis in order to improve prognosis and how the implementation of PET CT scans is vital to this.

Read Dr Lopes' articles focusing on the use of PET/CT in developing countries here.

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Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

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ecancer Global Foundation