Can we treat cancer for a dollar a day? Guidelines for low-income countries.

  title={Can we treat cancer for a dollar a day? Guidelines for low-income countries.},
  author={David James Kerr and Rachel S J Midgley},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={363 9},
n engl j med 363;9 august 26, 2010 801 from HIV–AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined (which totaled approximately 5.6 million). The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that if current trends continue, the global cancer burden will increase from 10 million new cases per year in 2000 to 16 million by 2020. Remarkably, 70% of these cases will be in the developing world, where the number will grow from 5.2 million annually to 8.8 million by 2020.1 Currently, a cancer… CONTINUE READING


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