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Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, with approximately 70% of deaths occurring in low- and middle-income countries. Internationally, non-communicable diseases, including cancer are being incorporated into national health plans and development agendas. Policymakers now face many difficult decisions, including on issues related to optimal screening approaches and access to treatments. As advances in cancer care continue to improve the chances of surviving with cancer, new challenges emerge such as improving pain and symptom management and disinvestment from older, less effective treatments. Read our products below for evidence and insights about how the health system building blocks are used to provide cancer care.

Optimizing Patient and Family Transitions from Cancer Treatment to Primary- and Community-care Supports in Canada

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Infographic(s) Canadian cancer statistics
Infographic(s) Statistiques canadiennes sur le cancer

Advancing the Development of National Childhood Cancer-care Strategies in Latin America

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