Partners Saving Lives

Ana María Cetto, IAEA's Deputy Director General, Technical Cooperation, discusses how the IAEA helps countries develop the necessary tools to fight cancer.

Source of Hope

Set up in 2008 with the IAEA's help, El Salvador's only brachytherapy centre is located within the Cancer Institute "Dr. Narciso Diaz Bazan".
To date, over 1,000 women affected by cancer have received treatment in the centre.

Facing the Challenge

Werner Burkart, IAEA's Deputy Director General, Nuclear Science and Applications, discusses the IAEA's role in improving cancer care and control in the developing world.

CONTENTS

IAEA Bulletin Vol. 52-1

1

Did You Know

Facts and figures on the cancer epidemic.

2

Facing the Challenge

Werner Burkart, IAEA's Deputy Director General, Nuclear Science and Applications, discusses the IAEA's role in improving cancer care and control in the developing world... Read More

3

Partners Saving Lives

Ana María Cetto, IAEA's Deputy Director General, Technical Cooperation, explains how the IAEA helps countries develop the necessary tools to fight cancer... Read More

4

Access to Radiotherapy

At a glance, a global overview of how many people are served by a single radiotherapy centre in their region... Read More

5

Affordable Radiation Therapy Saves Lives

The IAEA has launched a new initiative that challenges manufacturers to provide affordable radiotherapy solutions for the developing world... Read More

6

An Emerging Epidemic

The IAEA's Dana Sacchetti's personal account of his encounters with patients living with cancer in East Africa... Read More

7

Source of Hope

Set up in 2008 with the IAEA's help, El Salvador's only brachytherapy centre is located within the Cancer Institute "Dr. Narciso Diaz Bazan".
... Read More