Show: March 4, 2012:
Treating Cancer in Kenya
Interview: Jodi Skiles, MD
pediatric hematology/oncology fellow
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
co-director, Oncology Institute for AMPATH
Sound Medicine's Dr. David Crabb interviews IU oncologist Jodi Skiles, who talks about her work with patients at the Moi Teaching Hospital in Eldoret, Kenya, where she co-directs the Oncology Institute for the AMPATH program (Academic Model for Providing Access to Healthcare).
Dr. Skiles discusses the difficulties diagnosing and treating cancers in a part of the world that lacks such basic medical equipment as radiation oncology machines.
Back in the States, Dr. Skiles is a pediatric hematology/oncology fellow with Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health.