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Increasing breastfeeding worldwide could prevent over 800,000 child deaths and 20,000 deaths from breast cancer every year

months, whilst only 1 in 3 children in low and middle-income countries are exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months. As a result, millions of...

Benefits of mammography screening outweigh adverse effects for women aged 50–69 years

leading cause of death from cancer in low- and middle-income countries, where a high proportion of women present with advanced disease, which has a...

IARC warns 'cancer burden growing at an alarming pace'

Preventing the spread of tobacco use in low- and middle-income countries is of crucial importance to cancer control. Likewise, in rapidly...

1.5 million premature cancer deaths could be prevented per year if targets set to reduce NCDs are met by 2025

a collective responsibility to support low- and middle-income countries who are tackling a cancer epidemic with insufficient resources.” The 1.5 m...

Reasons for poor breast cancer management in developing countries

and treating breast cancer in low-income and middle-income countries (LMCs) and proposed resource-appropriate solutions to improve outcomes... cancer management, low-income countries, middle-income countries...

Population-based breast cancer screening not necessarily best for poorer countries

international advocacy groups on low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) to implement population-based mammography screening. But according to... Breast-cancer early detection in low-income and middle-income countries: do what you can versus one size fits all The Lancet Oncology DOI:... screening, low- and middle-income countries, breast...

World Cancer Day 2011: New physical activity guidance can help prevent breast, colon cancers

per year, including 2.6 million in low- and middle-income countries. Over 670,000 premature deaths (people aged under 60 years). Around 30% of...