when young people are diagnosed with cancer in low income countries. 80% survive in high income countries.
A heartfelt thank you to our generous donors, dedicated volunteers and passionate speakers who helped make the Gala such a success on Saturday, April 6. An anonymous donor is generously matching your donations from the 2019 Rhythms of India Gala and donations made on our website through June.
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people live with cancer in India. 400,000 people die every year.
A major focus of Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration has been to support curative interventions for childhood cancers. Two Worlds Cancer in partnership with the International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR) is developing resources and protocols that can be implemented and sustained by care professionals in resource-constrained communities.
Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration’s pediatric care goals:
establish a curative cancer treatment program for children age 0-5 years
establish the collaborative partnerships necessary to implement programs locally
build self sufficiency for long-term, sustainable care programs
children seen in the Department of Palliative Care at MNJ in 2013, up from 50 in 2007.
Onni Group and Michelle's Gastown
Onni Group and Michelle's Gastown are the Title Sponsors for the 2019 Rhythms of India Gala. We also thank Onni for their continued support since the inaugural Two Worlds Cancer Gala in 2014.
Rix Family Foundation
The Foundation's generous five-year committment includes the appointment of the Dr Don Rix Professorship in Palliative Medicine to Dr. Gayatri Palat MNJ Institute