Author(s): Chirdan LB, BodeThomas F, Chirdan OO, Chirdan LB, BodeThomas F, Chirdan OO
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Abstract The developing countries bear the greatest burden of childhood cancers as over 90\% of the world's children live in these countries. Childhood cancer in most instances is curable, but many children die from cancer because most children live in developing countries without access to adequate treatment due to high cost of treatment and poor organization in these countries. Initiatives to increase cancer care in developing countries would therefore include establishment of standard cancer care centres, manpower training, establishment of standardized management protocols, procurements of standard drugs and collaboration with international organizations.
This article was published in Afr J Paediatr Surg
and referenced in Advances in Oncology Research and Treatments