Cancer control in the Asia Pacific region: current status and concerns.

@article{Shin2012CancerCI,
  title={Cancer control in the Asia Pacific region: current status and concerns.},
  author={Hyeong-Moo Shin and Marie Clem Carlos and Christina Varghese},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={
          867-81
        }
}
Cancer is becoming an increasingly important health problem in the low- and middle-income countries in the Asia Pacific region, as well as in high-income countries because of ageing populations and changes in lifestyle associated with economic development and epidemiologic transition. This paper reviews the cancer burden and control in the Asia Pacific region (limited to East Asia, South Eastern Asia and Pacific Islands countries, territories and other areas), with relevant information… CONTINUE READING
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