Friday, 5 December 2014

American Cancer Society launches global cancer atlas to empower nations to reduce their cancer burden

With the number of global cancer cases expected to increase by more than 50 percent by 2030, researchers around the globe have collaborated to create a new tool for global leaders to determine what actions they must take to better control cancer. The American Cancer Society's newly published The Cancer Atlas, Second Edition has been released in partnership with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) within the World Health Organization, and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). The data featured in the book and on the website highlight the complex nature of the global cancer landscape, but also point to strategies that governments can use to reduce their cancer burden. Read more here.

Click here to view The Cancer Atlas, Second Edition.

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