This report provides an overview of current issues relating to cancer treatment in developing countries, followed by descriptions of existing support for cancer patients in countries where ACCP has worked and the support provided by ACCP projects. Finally, this report provides recommendations, based on ACCP experiences, for the provision of basic assistance at the national or local level to women with cervical cancer, within the context of a prevention-based intervention in low-resource settings.

Author(s): White SC; Winkler JL; ACCP Community Involvement Affinity Group

Corporate author(s): ACCP; EngenderHealth; IARC; JHPIEGO; PAHO; PATH

Publication date: 2004

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Related regions: Global

See also: Reproductive health > Cervical cancer prevention

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