Cancer in Guatemala: A Low-Middle Income Country Perspective

September 23, 2015
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Simon Hall, Rm. #1, Danforth Campus

Guatemala is experiencing an increasing burden of cancer but lacks capacity for cancer prevention, control, and research. Surgical oncologist Eduardo Gharzouzi of the Instituto de Cancerología, Guatemala City, will address the increasing burden of cancer in Guatemala, as well as the limited capacity for cancer prevention, treatment, and research.

Please note the new location: Simon Hall’s Rm. #1

This talk will be followed by a panel discussion at 1 pm on “Perspectives on Guatemalan Healthcare and Society.”


Event Sponsors: The Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health, the Office of the Provost, the Brown School, the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, and the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship