Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal

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Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 61--62

Working together to reduce the incidence of cancers in low- and middle-income nations: World Health Organization


Saurabh RamBihariLal Shrivastava1, Prateek Saurabh Shrivastava2 
1 Member of the Medical Education Unit and Institute Research Council, Department of Community Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth – Deemed to be University, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Community Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth – Deemed to be University, Ammapettai, Nellikuppam, Chengalpet District, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Saurabh RamBihariLal Shrivastava
Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV) – Deemed to be University, Tiruporur - Guduvancherry Main Road, Ammapettai, Nellikuppam, Chengalpaet District - 603 108, Tamil Nadu
India

Cancer has been regarded as one of the major global public health concerns owing to the morbidity and mortality attributed to them. In-fact, the World Health Organization has forecasted that in the absence of implementation of targeted strategies on a war-foot basis, we are on the track to see a rise in the number of global cancer cases by 60% in the coming two decades, of which 80% will be in low- and middle-income nations. Considering all these estimates, it is high time that the nations act in a targeted manner and start at least with the strengthening of the prevention activities and expedition of research activities. In conclusion, the battle against the prevention and control of cancer needs to be fast-tracked in low- and middle-income nations and we have to work together as a team if we really want to improve the quality of life of the affected people and reduce the incidence of the cancers.


How to cite this article:
Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Working together to reduce the incidence of cancers in low- and middle-income nations: World Health Organization.Clin Cancer Investig J 2020;9:61-62


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Shrivastava SR, Shrivastava PS. Working together to reduce the incidence of cancers in low- and middle-income nations: World Health Organization. Clin Cancer Investig J [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Aug 4 ];9:61-62
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