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05  Sep  13 geraldine-jacobson category Geraldine Jacobson

HVO team treats cancer patients in Paraguay | Geraldine Jacobson, MD, MPH, MBA

“SGO is looking for a volunteer radiation oncologist to travel with Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) to Paraguay”

I read this e-mail with my morning coffee and within hours had volunteered. I have been interested for several years in the challenges of providing radiation oncology services (capital and resource intensive) in middle- and low-resource countries, and considered this to be a unique opportunity.

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