The Last Pixel
Compounded loss: In Bangladesh and around the world, cancer flourishes among the poor and marginalized.
By Melissa Hartman • Photo by Shehzad Noorani
Russel, 12, scavenges for paper and plastic bottles around Sadarghat Ferry Terminal on the Buriganga River. He earns about 60 cents a day, which he gives to his mother to help support his three siblings. His father died from a tumor in his stomach.
In Bangladesh and around the world, cancer flourishes among the poor and marginalized—a disparity Bloomberg School researchers are working to resolve.