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In Vietnam, Alongside Progress, a Battle for Life

24 July 2008

Behind the elegant French colonial-style exterior of the National Cancer Hospital in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, a battle is raging. In the hospital's crowded wards, treatment rooms and corridors, doctors are struggling against a powerful and insidious enemy: cancer. Read more →

World No Tobacco Day

28 May 2008

31 May 2008 marks the 20th World No Tobacco Day and following the leadership of the World Health Organization (WHO) anti-smoking initiatives all around the globe are driving home an urgent message: Tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death today. Read more →

Tanzania Celebrates Launch of New Cancer Treatment Equipment

21 May 2008

There was an air of celebration at the Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) in Dar es Salaam last week. Tanzania's national colours proudly fluttered from buildings and marquees and a military band played dignified pieces at a ceremony to launch a new state-of-the-art radiotherapy machine. Read more →

World Cancer Day

4 February 2008

PACT is using the occasion of World Cancer Day to raise cancer awareness among colleagues and visitors to the Vienna International Centre, home of the International Atomic Energy Agency and other UN organizations. Read more →