This 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.
Cancer burden in Japan based on the latest cancer statistics: need for evidence-based cancer control programs
Cancer burden in Globe
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)
Cancer burden and control in China
Wanqing Chen, MD
National Office for Cancer Prevention and Control & National Central Cancer Registry, National Cancer Center, Beijing, China
Dr. Wan-Qing Chen graduated from Bethune University of Medical Sciences, Changchun, China, and practised as a radiotherapist in the Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, from 1995-2000. He obtained an MIPH (honours) degree in International Public Health in Sydney University, Australia, in 2004. He then joined the National Office for Cancer Prevention and Control in the Ministry of Health, Beijing, China, and became Deputy Director shortly thereafter. He directs several national programmes in cancer prevention research and is in charge of the National Central Cancer Registry, co-ordinating over 200 cancer registries. He is involved several nationwide projects as PI or co-PI.