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Hello readers! Welcome to the updated Binaytara Foundation news page. Here, we will be providing updates and highlights from our recent events and global efforts, shed light on important issues, and give shout-outs to our incredible supporters. If you would like to learn more about the foundation or get involved, please visit www.binayfoundation.org. You can also find us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Thanks for visiting!

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, with 5.4 million cases of nonmelanoma skin cancers in the US annually. Most of these, 8 out of 10, occur in basal cells, and a smaller fraction is found in squamous cells; both types of cells are found in the epidermis…

Dr. David Aboulafia with Dr. Binay Shah and Tara Shah, the co-founders of the Binaytara Foundation, in Nepal during his trip

Dr. David Aboulafia, a medical oncologist at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health and board member of the Binaytara Foundation, visited the Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center (BTFCC) in Janakpur, Nepal in March 2020, right as the COVID-19 pandemic was gaining global traction and Washington state was known as the United States “epicenter.”

The Binaytara Foundation (BTF) held the Advances in Gastrointestinal Cancers conference on March 28, 2021, via Zoom video conferencing. …

Source: https://www.healthcentral.com/condition/head-and-neck-cancers

Head and neck cancers impact 66,000 people in the US annually (4% of all cancers) and 14,600 people die from it, the majority of whom are men. …

Source: https://rgcf.org/details/news/do-i-have-testicular-cancer

April is testicular cancer awareness month and a much-needed reminder on how cancer can equally impact younger and older patients. In the United States, testicular cancer affects 10,000 men who are typically healthy and between 18–35 years of age.

Binaytara Foundation held the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) Highlights on February 21, 2021, via Zoom video conferencing. The program saw a large turnout of 112 attendees, which included international participants from Argentina, Egypt, Greece, India, Nepal, the Philippines, Romania, and Turkey.

“Highlights is for providers who were unable…

One of our biggest ongoing projects is the continued development and expansion of our 25-bed cancer center in Janakpurdham, Nepal, which will provide services to more than 20,000 patients from southeast Nepal and the nearby Indian state of Bihar.

“Working at the Binaytara Foundation Cancer Center (BTFCC) was different from…

Binaytara Foundation held its Management of Multiple Myeloma: Clinical Updates from ASH20 conference on March 20th, 2021 through Zoom video conferencing. This meeting drew 40 participants, half of who were physicians, and the other half comprised of registered nurses, pharmacists, researchers, residents, and students. …

Binaytara Foundation held its Molecular Therapeutics in Non-Small Cell Lunger Cancer conference on February 28, 2021, via Zoom video conferencing. The program saw a turnout of 88 attendees, a majority of who came from the United States.

“I believe that the conference was a good review of the many recent…

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