Global Health & Childhood Cancer

Global Health & Childhood Cancer


Latest Episodes

13. Nurses take charge: How to advocate for a safer working environment for staff and patients with Lorena Segovia and Linda Abramovitz
August 06, 2019

SIOP PODC Nursing Working Group: The Advocacy Toolkit Today on the podcast, we discuss a new advocacy toolkit that nurses can use to help improve the safety of their work environment and the quality of care they provide to patients.

12. The Missing 3 Million: Estimating pediatric cancer incidence and survival with Dr. Jennifer Yeh and Zachary Ward
July 11, 2019

Where are all of the pediatric cancer patients? There are times where new research completely changes the way one looks at a problem.  The two articles we discuss on this episode changed the way I think about global oncology.

11. Nurses are the final common pathway for safe care: The importance of baseline nursing standards with the SIOP PODC Nursing Working Group
June 25, 2019

SIOP PODC Nursing Working Group: Baseline Nursing Standards Nurses are one of the most important members of the healthcare team for children with cancer. In many ways, nurses are the final common pathway for providing care in both inpatient and outpati...

10. Educating parents of children with cancer through successful international collaboration with Dr. Erin McCann and Dr. Soad Fuentes Alabi
June 06, 2019

Parents of childhood cancer patients are arguably the most important members of a child’s treatment team.  Yet many times in resource-limited settings, parents are not equipped with the knowledge to successfully care for the specialized heath needs fo ...

8. Building trust and communication to reduce treatment abandonment with Dr. Saskia Mostert
April 12, 2019

Episode Summary Today we talk to Dr. Saskia Mostert, MD, PhD, a pediatric oncologist in the Netherlands who has tremendous experience working with healthcare providers to improve the care of patients in Indonesia and Kenya.

4. Psychosocial Support to Reduce Treatment Abandonment in El Salvador with Dr. Nuria Rossell
January 03, 2019

Additional Resources Download Dr. Rossell’s slides from the SIOP Treatment Abandonment symposium: Psychosocial Support to Reduce Treatment Abandonment Important recent publications by Dr. Rossell: Community resources support adherence to treatment for ...