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New Guide on palliative care services for people living with advanced cancer
Launched on the World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, 6 October 2007
Download full text [pdf 4.21Mb]
See the Note for the Media

WHO's fight against cancer: strategies that prevent, cure and care
Download the brochure [pdf 2.69Mb]
See the related presentation [pdf 3.38Mb]
Cancer control: knowledge into action
Series of six modules that provide practical advice on cancer control programmes
More information
Cervical cancer prevention though HPV vaccination
A report of a UNFPA/WHO Technical Consultation
More information
Comprehensive cervical cancer control
Provides comprehensive practical advice for health care providers
In English
In French
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World Health Organization
Cancer Control Programme
Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion (CHP)
Avenue Appia 20
CH - 1211 Geneva 27

Useful tools. These tools are part of the Planning module which was published in 2006.

1. Team Building [pdf 244kb]
2. Team building - Spanish [pdf 316kb]
3. Assessing partnerships [pdf 74kb]
4. Assessing partnerships - Spanish [pdf 80kb]
5. Web resources [pdf 321kb]
6. Web resources - Spanish [pdf 325kb]
7. Country interviews

Short video

This 2.5 minute video shows the challenges many countries face in preventing and treating cancer
through the story of Mariam, a girl diagnosed with bone cancer.