Duke Global Health Institute unveils cancer prevention partnership in Tanzania

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Duke has launched a Global Cancer Initiative in order to identify causes and treatment for cancer around the world.

The Global Cancer Initiative was announced as a collaboration between the Duke Global Health Institute and the Duke Cancer Institute just a few days before World Cancer Day on February 4 to address new trends in global medicine, said Dr. Nelson Chao, professor of medicine and global health and one of the leaders of the program. The initiative will launch at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in Tanzania—one of four cancer referral centers in the country.

Source: The Duke Chronicle (link opens in a new window)

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