oa Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology - The prevention of cancer in South Africa : guest editorial
|Article Title||The prevention of cancer in South Africa : guest editorial|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology|
|Affiliations||1 Cancer Association of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 2013|
|Pages||3 - 4|
The war on cancer started in earnest in 1971 when Richard Nixon empowered the National Cancer Institute to eradicate cancer. Forty years later, after spending close on a trillion dollars and involving approximately 100 000 cancer researchers, roughly 50% of the cancer problem remains to be solved. Achieving this could take another 40 years.
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