Integrating cancer control into global health

Harold Varmus, Edward L. Trimble

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number101cm28
JournalScience translational medicine
Issue number101
StatePublished - Sep 21 2011
Externally publishedYes

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  • Medicine(all)


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