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Public research about cancer

Public research about cancer

recent research and current programmes; a seventh series of papers

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Published by International Union Against Cancer in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by John Wakefield.
SeriesUICC Technical report series -- vol.26
ContributionsWakefield, John., International Union Against Cancer. Committee on Public Education.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20910979M

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One of the most notable examples from the past several decades is the success in reducing the number of people who smoke. his book is a revision of the original Making Health Communication Programs Work, first printed inwhich the Office of Cancer Communications (OCC, now the Office of Communications) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) developed to guide communication program planning.

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Cancer mortality data come from NCHS’s National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), which is the oldest and most comprehensive public health surveillance effort in the United States (12). Combining cancer incidence and mortality data provides CDC with one of the most sophisticated and complete public health surveillance systems in the nation.

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This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters to collect history and occupational information that can be linked to existing data in state cancer registries. The Public Health Agency of Canada empowers Canadians to improve their health.

In partnership with others, its activities focus on preventing disease and injuries, promoting good physical and mental health, and providing information to support informed decision making. Given that cancer is such a complex set of diseases, there is a vast and evolving science exploring the causes and behavior of cancers.

This research takes place in numerous labs around the world. A cure for cancer would likely emerge from a collaboration among many researchers, in different labs and institutions, and even in different countries. The public health community was silenced and the reductionist scientific research community was empowered, focusing on treatment, ignoring the need to identify carcinogens and to prevent cancer.

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