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Collaboration hopes to link doctors in developing countries to a digital network of support, expertise

By Karen Weintraub
Globe Correspondent / March 1, 2010

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Rwanda has 10 million people, but no cancer specialists. As in many other developing countries, each of its medical doctors serves thousands of patients, treating conditions that range from leprosy to tumors the size of footballs. (Full article: 750 words)

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