Oncologist In Senegal Recounts Experience Treating Patients With Lung Cancer
CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Taking Back the Lives That Tobacco Use Cuts Short: One Story from a Physician in Senegal
Oumar Ba, oncologist at Hôpital General Grand Yoff in Dakar, discusses the effects of tobacco and his experience working as an oncologist in Senegal, writing, “Tobacco continues to steal the lives of my patients and compatriots. We must work together using all the data, knowledge, and skills needed to better care for one another and save lives in Senegal and around the world by using our national tobacco control programs and by implementing the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control” (5/29).
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