Posts Tagged ‘WHO’

Global Trends in Breast Cancer Rates

Posted on: September 18th, 2015 by admin

Carol DeSantis has recently published an important paper entitled “International variation in female breast cancer incidence and mortality rates” in Cancer Epidemiology, […]

Improving the State of the World

Posted on: June 5th, 2015 by admin 1 Comment

For the past week much of the world has been focused on the lurid details surrounding FIFA and its president, Sepp Blatter. […]

Jury Still Out on E-Cigarettes

Posted on: January 23rd, 2015 by admin

Active smoking increases the risk of breast cancer and when women stop smoking, the risk disappears. Among the most widely used strategies to assist […]

Combating the Ebola Epidemic

Posted on: September 26th, 2014 by admin 3 Comments

Ebola virus. © Cynthia Goldsmith, CDC Yesterday the President of the United States went on the offensive at a special high-level […]

A Day for Reflection

Posted on: February 7th, 2014 by admin

Earlier this week, on Tuesday 4 February, we recognized World Cancer Day 2014. The campaign was focused on reducing the stigma surrounding the […]

Screening for Disease

Posted on: January 24th, 2014 by admin 3 Comments

“The object of screening for disease is to discover those among the apparently well who are in fact suffering from disease. They […]