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Evaluating effectiveness of primary prevention of cancer

Evaluating effectiveness of primary prevention of cancer

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Published by International Agency for Research on Cancer, Distributed in the USA by Oxford University Press in Lyon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by M. Hakama ... [et al.].
    SeriesIARC scientific publications,, no. 103
    ContributionsHakama, Matti., International Agency for Research on Cancer., International Union against Cancer., Nordic Cancer Union.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC268 .E9 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1627419M
    ISBN 109283221036
    LC Control Number91174780

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    Cost-effective commissioning of colorectal cancer care. 8. Improving the cost-effectiveness of the CRC pathway. Outcomes of the pathway in England today. CRC is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in England, accounting for one out of nine cancer cases in England and an estima deaths in [1] [2]. Through its national programs, CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control works with state health agencies, territories, tribes and tribal organizations, and other key organizations to develop, implement, and promote effective cancer prevention and control practices.

    The Manual of Intervention Strategies to Increase Mammography Rates. PURPOSE OF MANUAL. Mammography is effective in the early detection of breast cancer, especially among women 50 years and older. Detection and treatment of breast cancer at an early stage of disease can improve survival and yield substantial savings in medical care costs.(1, 2). For primary prevention of lung cancer, smoking control is considered to be most important and effective. If the present level of smokers in adults Japanese (% in males and % in females) is decreased to the 50% level of the present level as it was once planned in "the Healthy Japanese 21", % of lung cancer in males and % in females (% in both genders) could be by: 1.


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