Integrating Cancer Control into Global Health

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Science Translational Medicine  21 Sep 2011:
Vol. 3, Issue 101, pp. 101cm28
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3002321


Many in the global health community have recently proposed that current efforts be expanded to include diseases typically associated with advanced economies, such as heart disease, mental health disorders, diabetes, and cancers. Here, we discuss ways in which the National Cancer Institute’s newly formed Center for Global Health plans to stem the rising cancer burden in developing countries.

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