Women in Global Oncology: Maria Bourlon

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Celebrating Women in Global Oncology

Welcome to the second episode in our new podcast mini-series Women in Global Oncology.

In these intimate interviews, Eva Segelov and guests delve into the challenges and joys of oncology practice and research in Brazil, India and Mexico.  This week we are learning about oncology practice and clinical trials in Mexico City, Mexico, with Maria Bourlon.

If you missed the first episode you can click here to learn about oncology practice in in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with Rachel Riechelmann.

Maria’s Papers:

  1. Moye-Holz, Daniela et al. “Access to innovative cancer medicines in a middle-income country – the case of Mexico.” Journal of pharmaceutical policy and practice vol. 11 25. 24 Oct. 2018, doi:10.1186/s40545-018-0153-y. Access online here.
  2. Woodman, Stephen. Prospects for health in Mexico after the presidential election. The Lancet, Volume 392, Issue 10142, 107. Access online here.
  3. Frenk J, Gómez-Dantés O, Knaul FM. A dark day for universal health coverage. Lancet. 2019 Jan 26;393(10169):301-303. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30118-7. Epub 2019 Jan 17. PMID: 30661745. Access online here.
  4. Doubova SV, et al. Social inequalities in supportive care needs and quality of patient-centered care of cancer patients in Mexico. Support Care Cancer. 2021 Mar;29(3):1355-1367. doi: 10.1007/s00520-020-05615-6. Epub 2020 Jul 10. PMID: 32651679. Access online here.

Professor Eva Segelov

Eva Segelov

Professor Eva Segelov is a Medical Oncologist and is Director of Oncology at Monash University and Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, previously Senior Medical Oncologist at St Vincent’s Hospital, St Vincent’s Private Hospital and St Vincent’s Clinic and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of New South Wales.

Eva has an interest in academic clinical trials in GI and breast cancer and has been a member of the AGITG since 2003. She has clinical trials expertise, links with national and international trials groups, and extensive experience with adult medical education.

Find Eva on Twitter: @profevasegelov

Professor Maria Bourlon

Maria Bourlon

Professor Maria Bourlon is a Mexican Medical Oncologist focused on Genitourinary Cancers and Global Oncology. Maria is Head of the Urologic Oncology Clinic at the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán in Mexico City.

In 2014 Maria took a Research Fellowship at the University of Colorado Genitourinary Cancers Program and in 2019 was a ASCO JCO-Global Oncology Fellow Awardee.

Find Maria on Twitter: @BourlonMaite

Rachael Babin

Rachael Babin

Rachael Babin is Editor-in-Chief of The Oncology Newsletter and Publisher of www.oncologynews.com.au. For regular oncology updates for healthcare professionals, subscribe to The Oncology Newsletter for free and follow us on Twitter: @OncologyNewsAus

With thanks to Eva Segelov, Maria Bourlon and Graham Knowles.

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