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Education and Training is fundamental to increase global cancer capacity. The Global Cancer Program aims to educate the broader cancer community on global cancer control and to develop infrastructure to support knowledge exchange.

The Global Cancer Program’s education and training initiatives not only include training for oncologists but also for other allied health professionals required for a comprehensive cancer services program.

The Global Cancer Program seeks to implement, disseminate, and exchange knowledge on cancer care and novel medical educational techniques.​​ ​

​​​​​​​​​Welcome to our Global Cancer Program Fellows

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Dr. Aba Scott

Dr. Scott was the recipient of the 2021 Conquer Cancer Bristol-Myers Squibb Global Oncology Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology for her project "Expanding Access to Three-Dimensional (3D) Conformal Radiotherapy for Cervical Cancer in Ghana", mentored by Dr. Michael Milosevic from the PM Radiation Medicine Program. She is continuing on with the PM Global Cancer Program as a Research Fellow working on geospatial analyses of access to radiotherapy in Ghana.

Read more about Dr. Scott​​
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Dr. Melinda Mushongat

Dr. Mushonga is a practising Clinical Oncologist from Zimbabwe with an interest in breast cancer, palliative care and global oncology. Dr. Mushonga has been a clinical fellow in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Toronto since 2019. She is the recipient of a 2022 ASCO Young Investigator Award and will be spending her year as a research fellow with the PM Global Cancer Program under the supervision of Dr. Danielle Rodin.

Read more about Dr. Mushonga​​

Current Projects

The Lance​t Commission on Cancer and Health Systems
Global Oncology Leaders​​​​hip Development (GOLD) Progr​am
Global O​​ncology Enrichment Program
UICC Master Co​​urse: Comprehensive Cancer Centres

I​nternational Clinical Fellow Training

The Princess Margaret trains several international fellows a year to provide hands-on training and mentorship on best clinical oncology practice. Candidates are recognized through multiple channels including the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The Princess Margaret also trains clinical fellows identified through formal partnerships such as:

GYN Oncology Fellowship Training Program with Moi University in Kenya
Tata Memorial Center (TMC) Educational Exchange Program
King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC) and Princess Margaret Fellowship Program

Teaching

Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration

Past Work

Kenyan Nursing Program


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https://www.uhn.ca/PrincessMargaret/Education/Continuing_Education_Programs/Pages/continuing_education_programs.aspx
Last reviewed: 8/7/2022
Last modified: 11/24/2022 4:50 AM