Addressing the growing international challenge of cancer: a multinational perspective

Sci Transl Med. 2013 Mar 6;5(175):175cm2. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3005899.


Leaders in cancer research and policy from 15 economically diverse countries met at the U.S. National Institutes of Health in November 2012 to discuss opportunities to reduce cancer incidence and mortality, improve cancer care, and increase our understanding of disease pathophysiology. Here, we present recommendations that the participants believe will enable faster progress in addressing the growing international challenge of cancer.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Internationality*
  • Neoplasms* / epidemiology
  • Neoplasms* / mortality
  • Neoplasms* / therapy
  • United States / epidemiology