Cancer prevention and control priorities for the year 2000. A commentary

Cancer. 1994 Aug 15;74(4 Suppl):1433-7. doi: 10.1002/1097-0142(19940815)74:4+<1433::aid-cncr2820741606>;2-c.


It is time for the American Cancer Society and the nation to reevaluate the direction and impact of cancer prevention and control research. This article presents a new framework that integrates cancer control activities (fundamental research, intervention research, program delivery, and surveillance and monitoring) with knowledge synthesis and decision-making.

MeSH terms

  • Forecasting
  • Health Education
  • Health Priorities*
  • Humans
  • Mass Screening
  • Neoplasms / prevention & control*
  • Neoplasms / therapy
  • Program Development
  • Research