In developing countries, the fight against cancer has barely begun. In this series led by veteran medical reporter Joanne Silberner, we meet patients, doctors, and public health advocates waging a new campaign against a global killer.

In this series led by veteran medical reporter Joanne Silberner, we meet patients, doctors, and public health advocates waging a new campaign against a global killer.

Dr. Jackson Orem heads the Uganda Cancer Institute. Until recently, he was the only oncologist in a country of more than 30 million people. He argues that cancer deserves the same attention given to other afflictions in the developing world, such as AIDS and malaria.

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