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Challenges of cancer control in developing countries: current status and future perspective.

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Cancer is a global problem accounting for almost 13% of all deaths worldwide. This equates to over 7 million people a year, more than is caused by HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria combined. Now is the time to strengthen the health systems of developing countries to deal with cancer, to avoid a future crisis similar to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. In this article we discuss the current state of cancer in the developing world, how we need to advocate for a change in cancer control policy with the governments...

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10.2217/fon.11.101

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Journal:
Future oncology (London, England)
Volume:
7
Issue:
10
Pages:
1213-1222
Publication date:
2011-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1744-8301
ISSN:
1479-6694
URN:
uuid:97e60655-27cb-4d6a-b93c-b6eb503d9213
Source identifiers:
246640
Local pid:
pubs:246640
Language:
English
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