Cancer Control 2015
According to World Health Organization statistics, more than 60% of cancer deaths occur in the developing world, bringing suffering and tragedy to those afflicted. Cancer Control 2015, produced in association with the International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research, brings together articles, case-studies, opinion and experience on the scale of cancer prevalence in emerging health systems and how professionals are confronting the disease.
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Featured articles from Cancer Control 2015: (click title to go to full article)
Sara Day, Department of Nursing Education, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA and School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA; Julia Challinor, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA;...
This article explains the need for psychosocial care to be a key part of the treatment process for young people with cancer.
Two-thirds of children with cancer in the Philippines are diagnosed at advanced stages, and abandonment of treatment is high at 80%. Thus, survival rate is <20%.
Peru is mobilizing pluralistic and equitable population-based cancer control through sustained national action and international collaborations.
Walter Paulo Zoss, Executive Manager, RINC/UNASUR and Luis Antonio Santini, Director general, INCA This study aims to give an overview on how countries within Latin America are working together to support their individual and common cancer control interests. The...
Eduardo Cazap, Past-President, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), Geneva; Founding President, Latin-American and Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology (Slacom), Buenos Aires and Executive Committee, National Cancer Institute, Ministry of Health, Buenos...