The African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer and its conferences: a historical perspective and highlights of the Ninth International Conference, Durban, South Africa, 21–24 November 2013

@inproceedings{Williams2014TheAO,
  title={The African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer and its conferences: a historical perspective and highlights of the Ninth International Conference, Durban, South Africa, 21–24 November 2013},
  author={Christopher K O Williams and D Cristina Stefan and Fiona Rawlinson and Kenneth Omollo A. Simbiri and Sam M Mbulaiteye},
  booktitle={Ecancermedicalscience},
  year={2014}
}
The objectives of the African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC), both at its inception in the early 1980s, and at its reactivation in 2000 following a decade of inactivity, included bringing the products of decades of advances in cancer research to African populations through international collaboration. The historical perspective provided in this report illustrates progress in achieving these objectives through successive continent-wide activities over a period of 30… CONTINUE READING
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