Update on Management of Cervical Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Appendix
Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are the most commonly diagnosed neoplasms of the appendix, comprising approximately 50% of all appendiceal cancers
Management of Adnexal Masses
Adnexal masses (masses of the ovary, fallopian tube, surrounding connective tissues, or other pelvic organ systems that occur near the adnexa) are common and may be discovered in females of any age.28/02/2023
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) in Gynecologic Oncology
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathways were developed as a tool to optimize the body’s response to the altered physiological state induced by intraoperative stress. Specifically, the catabolic state experienced during surgery leads to alterations in cardiac, respiratory, and gastrointestinal function, while also affecting tissue metabolic function27/02/2023
Managing Nausea in the Cancer Patient Population
Nausea is an unpleasant sensation of feeling the need to vomit, which often but does not always precede vomiting (emesis). Although nausea is a common symptom among patients with various end-stage illnesses, it is especially prevalent in patients with advanced cancer17/02/2023
Save a Life: GMKA participated in development of emergency and trauma care training curriculum
The Global Medical Knowledge Alliance team became one of the authors of the comprehensive emergency and trauma care [...]23/02/2023
A Course Held in Poland for Ukrainian Physicians: GMKA Member Among the Organizers
Solomiya Semeniv, a surgeon, and head of the GMKA training course, became one of the organizers of the course on [...]18/12/2022
Educational materials for military surgeons: GMKA begins fundraising for the translation of the Deployed Medicine guidelines
Ukrainian doctors are superheroes who strive to save Ukrainian soldiers and civilians. Every day they provide care [...]9/12/2022
Mobile App HealUA-Connecting Physicians with Each Other
GMKA has partnered with Empat studio to create the HealUA application. This mobile platform allows Ukrainian physicians and physicians from other countries to communicate patient care concerns, share knowledge and experience, and answer each other’s questions regarding clinical topics.
If you are a physician, we invite you to register for this free application and share your expertise with our international community.Read more
Observerships for Ukrainian physicians and trainees
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has disrupted the ability of physicians and medical schools to train the next generation of doctors.
GMKA is working with the American Society for Clinical Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the Ukrainian Medical Association of North America (UMANA), Dana Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), Stanford University, the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Brown University, and other partners to secure funding and streamline logistics for the creation of 3-6 month observerships, visiting instructor positions, and research opportunities for Ukrainian physicians and trainees.Read more
Cancer care at the time of war
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has disrupted the ability of physicians to care for their patients. This disruption is especially critical in the field of cancer care, as delays in evaluation and treatment of cancer can lead to progression of disease and worsening of patient prognosis.
GMKA is working with the National Cancer Institute in Kyiv, Ukraine, as well as with other partners to assess critical needs within the Ukrainian health care system and assess gaps in cancer care provision. Electronic data collection will be crucial in the provision of care and resources during the war and in the rebuilding of the medical system in Ukraine in the years after.Read more
Medical and Surgical Supplies
The Global Medical Knowledge Alliance is committed to supporting Ukrainian physicians and hospitals in crisis. We provide medical and surgical supplies to hospitals based on their most critical needs. We determine need based on formal analyses done on the ground by our team and through communications with our partner physicians on the frontlines. We have a reliable delivery system through established logistical networks and are able to provide donors with direct reports.
We have delivered stop the bleed kits, tourniquets, surgical instruments, surgical staplers, electrosurgical equipment, surgical headlights and other critically needed supplies to multiple hospitals across Ukraine.Read more