Cancer Mission concludes in Santa Cruz

The 2019 Oncological Surgery Mission Trip concluded in Santa Cruz on April 13. As with everything we do, it took an untold numbers of individuals and institutions working in solidarity to make this mission trip possible.

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Pray, Fast, Give: Palm Sunday

As we celebrate Palm Sunday and begin Holy Week, we enter into Jesus’ suffering and death. We journey with him through his triumphant entry into Jerusalem, and sit at the Last Supper with his disciples. We hear his agony in the Garden and witness his betrayal and crucifixion. We watch, as the women gather at the foot of his cross, and he breathes his last breath.

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A moment of reflection in Santa Cruz

The Oncological Surgery Team is on day four of its eight-day Mission Trip at the Cancer Institute of Eastern Bolivia in the city of Santa Cruz. On Sunday, we met with our partner physicians to finalize the five-day surgical schedule. On Monday, we completed the first three surgeries, including two laparoscopic hysterectomies for women with cervical cancer and an excision of multiple neurofibromas in a patient with Von Recklinghausen disease.

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