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Title Responding to the challenge of cancer in Europe / edited by Michel P. Coleman ... [and others]
Published Ljubljana : Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, [2008]


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 W'PONDS  614.5999094 Col/Rtt  AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Responding to the challenge of cancer in Europe -- Burden of cancer in Europe -- Causes of cancer and policies for prevention -- Cancer screening -- Drugs for cancer -- Organizing a comprehensive framework for cancer control -- Changes in the management of cancer : the example of colorectal cancer -- Survival of European cancer patients -- Information on cancer -- Cancer patients : partners for change -- Role of psychosocial oncology in cancer care -- Dying with cancer, living well with advanced cancer -- Closing the gap : cancer in central and eastern Europe -- Cancer control in Slovenia : achievements, shortcomings and opportunities -- Researching cancer -- Making progress against cancer
Notes "The book has been produced as a collaborative effort between internationally recognized public health institutes in the European Union ... with additional support from the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies"--Back cover
This volume is a review of the current status of cancer control in the European Union with an aim to summarize the evidence to underpin policy for the prevention, management and palliation of cancer in Europe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Cancer -- Europe -- Epidemiology.
Cancer -- Europe.
Author Coleman, Michel P.
Slovenia. Institute of Public Health
European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.
ISBN 9616659200
9789616659208 (paperback)