Combating Cancer: Progress Is Both Possible and Achievable

Tobacco causes more avoidable cancer deaths than any other risk factor and was responsible for about 2.3 million cancer deaths worldwide, or 24% of all cancer deaths in 2017, according to the new edition of the Cancer Atlas that was presented on Wednesday at a cancer summit meeting in Nur-Sultan (Astana) in Kazakhstan. This publication, produced by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialist agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), together with the American Cancer Society and the Union for International Cancer Control, provides a comprehensive overview of essential information about cancer. “TheĀ  Cancer Atlas not … Continue reading Combating Cancer: Progress Is Both Possible and Achievable