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Cancer control and the burden of cancer 

Cancer control and the burden of cancer
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Cancer control and the burden of cancer
Author(s):

Mark Elwood

and Simon Sutcliffe

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550173.003.0001
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date: 22 October 2019

Chapter 1 discusses that treatment is essentially a facility-based intervention according to defined or accepted protocols; care describes the coordination and integration of activities to enhance well-being, including treatment episodes, across the various locations and circumstances in which care is provided; and control refers to the system response to meet the needs of the population served, encompassing issues of awareness, communication, education, access, support, costs, etc. associated with interventions to control cancer.

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