TITLE

World cancer rates set to double by 2020

AUTHOR(S)
Eaton, Lynn
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/5/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7392, p728
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a report published by the World Health Organization that worldwide cancer rates are set to double by 2020. Need for an effective prevention campaign; Main causes include levels of smoking and unhealthy lifestyles; Comparison of rates in developing countries to rates in developed countries; Tobacco consumption cited as the most avoidable cancer risk; Promotion of a healthy diet.
ACCESSION #
9508888

 

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