Union for International Cancer Control
On World Cancer Day 2015, leading global public health experts from the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) announce that millions of lives can be saved through affordable increases in the investment into cancer services throughout the world.
US – Vox
The number of Americans experiencing pain in the last year of life actually increased by nearly 12 percent between 1998 and 2010, according to a study released Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine. In addition, depression in the last year of life increased by more than 26 percent.
Australia – Health Canal
Chemotherapy will take a back step and most cancers will become easier to treat – but not be eradicated – in our lifetime, according to one of Australia’s leading leukaemia experts.
Pakistan – The News
The Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (imPACT) mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has delivered for Pakistan a comprehensive roadmap for cancer care and control.
Let’s be honest: the words ‘palliative care’ can evoke fear for patients and family members.
The Kenya Government Ministry of Health held a media briefing on World Cancer Day and at the same time inaugurated the first National Cancer Institute (NCI) Board of Trustees.
Research Fellow Karoline Freeman shares the findings of some recent research into Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) policies across English acute, community and ambulance service Trusts, published in BMJ Open last month.