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Aparna Parikh: Missing ESMOGI24 but for good reasons
Jun 28, 2024, 11:14

Aparna Parikh: Missing ESMOGI24 but for good reasons

Aparna Parikh shared on X:

Missing ESMOGI24 but for good reasons. Team PROSPECT (Yin Cao, Andy Chan 1st F2F Cancer Grand Challenges) committed to unearthing the drivers behind early-onset CRC. 

Thrilled to also have an Indian study as part of the work with friends.”

Source: Aparna Parikh/X

Aparna Parikh is a GI oncologist, the Director of the Global Cancer Care Program at Mass General and assistant professor at the Harvard Medical School. She has a long-standing background and interest in global health, having spent time in several African countries, Haiti and India.

Most recently, at MGH, she co-founded and co-leads a program called POETIC (Program for Enhanced Training in Cancer (POETIC)). This fellowship exchange program, conducted in collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Cancer Center and Lowell Schnipper, MD, trains clinical oncology fellows from the University of Cape Town in South Africa and Ocean Road Cancer Center in Tanzania.

Dr. Parikh also sits on the executive board of BOTSOGO, a collaboration between MGH and the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership, Botswana’s cancer caregivers and the Botswana government.

The group’s ultimate goal is to improve access to quality cancer care in Botswana by educating the Botswana population, training future generations of cancer caregivers and conducting vital clinical research. She is a member of the OncoDaily Editorial Board.