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Cancer Control

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Cancer control is the term applied to the development of integrated population-based approaches to reduce the incidence and mortality from cancer and to minimize its impact on affected individuals and on the community. The integrated nature of cancer control is reflected in this multi-disciplinary text, the first in this rapidly developing field.

With the completion of this extremely ambitious endeavour, the editors have succeeded in producing a consoliated resource to understand and address the many important issues associated with cancer control.

Dr Mark Elwood is an epidemiologist and public health medicine specialist and currently Vice-President of Family and Community Oncology at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Vancouver, Canada. His varied career has included professorial positions at the University of Nottingham, England, and the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand; and being Director of the National Cancer Control Initiative in Australia. He has been extensively involved in research and programme development in cancer prevention and screening, including the development of screening programmes for breast cancer in New Zealand and for colorectal cancer in Australia and Canada. His major research has been on melanoma, as well as on other cancers and birth defects. He has committed to evidence-based health care and the use of scientific knowledge in policy development. Dr Sutcliffe graduated with honours from St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, in 1970. Following training positions at St Bartholomew's, Hammersmith (Royal Postgraduate Medical School) and Oxford in the areas of internal medicine and medical oncology, he completed his Doctoral thesis at London University. He was a staff oncologist and member of the senior scientific staff of the Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital 1982-1989, the Vice President Oncology Programs 1989-1993, Professor of Radiology, University of Toronto (1989-1996), and the President and CEO of OCI/PMH 1994-1996. Between 1996 and 2000, Dr Sutcliffe was Vice President at the BC Cancer Agency with responsibility for the Vancouver Cancer Centre, academic development in oncology with the University of British Columbia and leadership of the Provincial Tumour Groups. Dr Sutcliffe was appointed President and CEO of the BC Cancer Agency (October 2000 - March 2009).


1 - THE CANCER CHALLENGE; 1. Cancer control and the burden of cancer; 2 - PREVENTION AND SCREENING; 2. Active cancer prevention; 3. Achieving behavioural changes in individuals and populations; 4. Early diagnosis and screening in cancer control; 3 - APPLYING NEW RESEARCH; 5. Integrating science with service in cancer control: closing the gap between discovery and delivery; 6. The impact of immunization on cancer control: the example of HPV vaccination; 4 - IMPROVING PATIENT CARE; 7. Improving cancer services: the approach taken in England; 8. Population-based cancer control and the role of guidelines - towards a 'systems' approach; 9. The optimal provision of cancer treatment services; 10. Managing the cost of new therapies: the challenge of funding new drugs; 11. Community supports for people affected by cancer; 12. Improving quality of life; 13. Shifting the paradigm: from complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to integrative oncology; 14. Patient centred supportive and palliative care; PART 5 - INTEGRATED CANCER CONTROL; 15. From cancer care to cancer control: organization of population-based cancer control systems; 16. Getting the public involved in cancer control - doing something besides worrying; 17. Organizational structures for cancer control; 18. Evaluating the outcomes of cancer control; 19. Priority setting methods and cancer control; 20. Ethics and the idea of cancer control; 21. Integrating cancer control with control of other non-communicable diseases; 22. Cancer control in developing countries; 23. Strengthening the global community for cancer control


Titel: Cancer Control
EAN: 9780199550173
ISBN: 978-0-19-955017-3
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Oxford University Press
Genre: Medizin
Anzahl Seiten: 496
Gewicht: 989g
Größe: H253mm x B178mm x T31mm
Jahr: 2010



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