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University of Otago: Treatable Cancers Killing Thousands in Pacific

Aug 06, 2019 - Targeted News Service

[TNSmedicalresearch] -- The University of Otago issued the following news release:

People living in the Pacific Islands are dying regularly from highly treatable cancers because of a lack of cancer care services around the region, researchers say.

In the first of a major series on cancer control in small island nations published in The Lancet Oncology, lead author Professor Diana Sarfati, of the University of Otago, Wellington, says few people in New Zealand understand just how poorl...