In yesterday’s look at the effects of cancer in Latin America we highlighted the difficulties faced by one of Bolivia’s few children’s cancer doctors. Though some of her patients face very difficult odds at survival some of them are able to pull through and lead normal lives.
This message of hope and overcoming immense obstacles is featured in the following Peruvian Cancer Foundation commercial from Peru that first aired several years ago:
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Cancer is reportedly the second-leading cause of death in Peru.
Video Source – YouTube via user Jorge Alarcon
Online Sources – The Latin Americanist, La Republica, Peruvian Cancer Foundation