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A Tobacco-Free World: a Call to Action to Phase out the Sale of Tobacco Products by 2040

By Prof Robert Beaglehole, DSc, Prof Ruth Bonita, PhD, Derek Yach, MBChB, Judith Mackay, FRCP, Prof K Srinath Reddy, DM Summary The time has come for the world to acknowledge the unacceptability of the damage being done by the tobacco industry and work towards a world essentially free from the sale (legal and illegal) of... More »

The Lancet | March 13, 2015

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The Economics Of Cancer Prevention & Control: Data Digest

Developed for the World Cancer Leaders' Summit 2014, with the input of the Vitality Institute   Introduction With the adoption of the UN Political Declaration on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in 2011, the world’s political leaders acknowledged the enormity of the NCD burden and the threats NCDs pose to human, economic and social development. Even so,... More »

Union for International Cancer Control | Dec. 3, 2014