Cancer in the Middle East
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Cancer survivors in the Middle East face a culturally distinct network of challenges and support. But visits with patients and doctors quickly reveal that much of the pain—and the compassion—associated with cancer is universal.

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Patients and doctors face unique challenges in battle-worn areas of the Middle East.

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Cancer in the Middle East

This spring, CR visits the Middle East to report on the challenges of cancer care in the region. The first stop: a gathering of cancer researchers on the shores of the Dead Sea.

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An Exchange of Ideas

CR reports from a meeting of cancer researchers in the Middle East.

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By Kevin Begos

Cancer in the Middle East

Halfway around the world, cancer patients and survivors face many of the same challenges

By Kevin Begos


CR podcast correspondent Kevin Begos traveled to Jordan to see what living with cancer is like in the Middle East. After talking with health care professionals and survivors, Begos found that while there are certainly differences between the Middle East and the U.S., there are also some challenges that all cancer patients face, regardless of culture.


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