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2011-12-05 13:26:00

The Society Joins ABC News, United Nations Foundation's 'Million Moms Challenge' to Raise Awareness of Cervical Cancer Globally ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although largely preventable through early detection, cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women globally, especially in developing countries where more than 85 percent of the estimated 529,800 cervical cancer cases in 2008 occurred. While cervical cancer screening rates have decreased by as...

2008-09-01 10:05:00

Cancer specialists announced they are setting the ambitious goal of cutting down the rise of deaths attributed to cancer by 2020. A group of 63 experts combined efforts to create the latest blueprint for battling cancer-related deaths. They presented their plan upon the conclusion of the four-day World Cancer Congress hosted by the International Union Against Cancer. The effort includes added screening and early detection programs, most notably in struggling countries where treatments are...