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Cancer Prevention

Less than 60% of all cancers can be cured by current therapies, even though these are often burdensome with serious side effects. Therefore, the best strategy would seem to prevent cancers in the first place. Moreover, strategies focusing on cancer prevention could circumvent the increasing economic problems in the health systems of Western industrialized countries, where treatment costs are felt to have become exuberant and ressources are strained. In some developing countries, with health care budgets of down to $ 1 per person and year, cancer preventive strategies are plainly the only realistic option.

Keywords

Prostate Cancer Bladder Cancer Prostate Specific Antigen Cancer Prevention Familial Adenomatous Polyposis 
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© Springer 2007

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