World cancer report 2008

Publication details

Editors: WHO
Number of pages: 512
Publication date: 2008
Languages: English
ISBN: 9789283204237



The World Cancer Report 2008 provides a comprehensive overview of cancer for all those working in the field of health-care and research, and the general reader as well. It presents information on cancer patterns, diagnosis, causes and prevention concisely, clearly outlining the growing public health crisis. Simultaneously, there is a clear message of hope: although cancer is a great and growing devastating disease, it is largely preventable.