Focused Issue: Global Cancer Burden

Posted On 2019-07-02 03:16:44


Guest Editor: Wanqing Chen, MD, PhD

Director, Office of Cancer Screening
National Cancer Center
Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

This focused issue, guest edited by Dr. Wanqing Chen, aims to review current cancer burden worldwide, and therefore help cancer researchers, clinicians, scientists in their further studies, and policy makers in making strategies.

Original Article
Survival trends for primary liver cancer, 1995–2009: analysis of individual data for 578,740 patients from 187 population-based registries in 36 countries (CONCORD-2)
Finian Bannon, Veronica Di Carlo, Rhea Harewood, Gerda Engholm, Stefano Ferretti, Christopher J. Johnson, Joanne F. Aitken, Rafael Marcos-Gragera, Audrey Bonaventure, Anna Gavin, Dyfed Huws, Michel P. Coleman, Claudia Allemani; CONCORD Working Group

Review Article
Cancer burden in Japan based on the latest cancer statistics: need for evidence-based cancer control programs
Tomohiro Matsuda, Kumiko Saika
Cancer burden and control in Australia: lessons learnt and challenges remaining
Elvin S. Cheng, Marianne Weber, Eleonora Feletto, Megan A. Smith, Xue Qin Yu
Cancer burden in the United States—a review
Farhad Islami, Kimberly D. Miller, Ahmedin Jemal

Cancer burden and control in China
Maomao Cao, Wanqing Chen