Integrated Disease Management - Cancer
Integrated Disease Management - Cancer - Factsheets
- WHO/UICC. Global Action Against Cancer, 2005
Our knowledge about the prevention and treatment of cancer is increasing, yet the number of new cases grows every year. If the trend continues, 16 million people will discover they have cancer in 2020, two-thirds of them in newly-industrialized and developing countries.
Integrated Disease Management - Cancer - Guides and Manuals
- WHO. Cancer Control Knowledge into Action. WHO Guide for effective programmes. Diagnosis and Treatment, 2008
Integrated Disease Management - Cancer - Other Publications
- WCRF. Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Prevention of Cancer: a Global Perspective, 2007
The proposals that cancer might be preventable, and that food, nutrition, physical activity, and body composition might affect the risk of cancer, were first made before science emerged in its modern form in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Integrated Disease Management - Cervical Cancer - Factsheets
- PAHO. Cervical Cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2001
It has been estimated that 470,606 incident cases and 233,372 deaths due to malignant neoplasm of the cervix uteri will have occurred among women globally in the year 2000 (Globocan 2000, IARC). Over 80% of this estimated burden will have occurred in less developed countries, where cervical cancer is the leading cause of malignancy among women. Further, during the year 2000
Integrated Disease Management - Cervical Cancer - Guides and Manuals
- WHO. Comprehensive Cervical Cancer and Control. A guide to essential practice, 2006
This Guide is intended to help those responsible for providing services aimed at reducing the burden posed by cervical cancer for women, communities and health systems. It focuses on the knowledge and skills needed by...
Integrated Disease Management - Cervical Cancer - Reports
- PAHO. Progress in Cervical Cancer Prevention: The CCA Report Card, 2011
Based on the laboratory work of Professor zur Hausen and his colleagues and critical Epidemiological studies of Dr. Nubia Muñoz and her colleagues, research over the past decades has shown infection with certain cancer-causing types of human papillomavirus (HPV) to be the necessary, but not sufficient, cause of cervical cancer.
Integrated Disease Management - Cervical Cancer - Strategies
- PAHO. Regional Strategy and Plan of Action for Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2007
In response to the high incidence and mortality rates of cervical cancer in Latin American and the Caribbean, the Pan American Health Organization developed the Regional Strategy and Plan of Action for Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control.
Integrated Disease Management - Cervical Cancer - Other Publications
- PAHO. Visual inspection of the uterine cervix with acetic acid. A critical review and selected articles, 2003
The significantly limited impact of cytology based cervical cancer screening programs in developing countries is now widely recognized. There are several reasons for these limits, ranging from the nature of participation of women in screening programs to the access and timely completion of treatment when necessary.