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Author Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Cancer Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.

Title Cancer control opportunities in low- and middle-income countries / Committee on Cancer Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, Board on Global Health ; Frank A. Sloan and Hellen Gelband, editors
Published Washington, DC : National Academies Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 325 pages)
Contents Cancer causes and risk factors and the elements of cancer control -- The cancer burden in low- and middle-income countries and how it is measured -- Defining resource-level-appropriate cancer control -- Preventing cancers (and other diseases) by reducing tobacco use -- Compelling opportunities in global cancer control -- Palliative care -- Cancer centers in low- and middle-income countries -- Advocacy for cancer control -- Expanding the role of the global community in cancer control
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Cancer -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.
Cancer -- Prevention -- International cooperation.
Cancer -- Developing countries -- Prevention.
Neoplasms -- prevention & control.
Developing Countries.
Health Care Rationing.
International Cooperation.
Neoplasms -- economics.
Form Electronic book
Author Gelband, Hellen.
Sloan, Frank A.
LC no. 2006100723
ISBN 0309667089 (electronic bk.)
9780309667081 (electronic bk.)