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Cancer in the Developing World: An Under-Prioritized Threat to Health and Development

Karl Hofmann | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Karl Hofmann

Our collective global health work is not done; it is evolving, as it should, to bring new attention to the different burdens of disease in the parts of the world where all of us have a stake in reducing poverty, increasing productivity, saving lives and securing communities and societies.

World Cancer Day: Treatment Should Not Be a Luxury

Jeffrey L. Sturchio | Posted 04.06.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey L. Sturchio

The human cost of cancer, 21.4 million new cases per year by 2030 is unacceptable. In commemoration of World Cancer Day, we call for the global community to step-up its efforts to address cancer and other NCDs.

Closing the Global Cancer Divide: Together It Is Possible

Dr. Jonathan D. Quick | Posted 04.05.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jonathan D. Quick

There have been four myths that have held back cancer care and control in developing countries. On this World Cancer Day, let's start a global pink revolution to replace the myths with truths and the complacency with action.