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Maria Elena Botero and her family with Dr. Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla. Photo: Nigel Thompson/AL DÍA News.

Diagnosed with colon cancer, one patient and her family put everything on hold at home to save her life in the U.S. Her outcome could change future treatment options in her home country.

Peña Nieto: "Cancer reflects the economic inequality that affects the world"

 11/15/2017 - 01:56
Queen Letizia of Spain (C) and Jordan's Princess Dina Mired (L), President-elect of the International Union Against Cancer, attend the World Cancer Leaders' Summit (WCLS), in Mexico City, Mexico, Nov. 14, 2017. EPA-EFE/Jose Mendez

More than 90 percent of countries with higher-income populations offer treatment to cancer patients, while in low-income countries the proportion is less than 30 percent, Mexican president said at the World Cancer Leaders' Summit, the first to be held in Latin America, has brought together 300 experts from 70 countries to discuss ways to combat this plague in the future. 

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