In 2012 cancer accounted for 1.3 million deaths in the Americas. A third of all of those could be prevented by avoiding key risk factors like tobacco use, harmful use of alcohol, unhealthy diet, and physical inactivity.

Tools related to cancer surveillance

 

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Toolkit cervical cancer prevention control programesImproving data for decision-making: a toolkit for cervical cancer prevention and control programmes

The toolkit presents an aligned package of operational resources for improving the availability and use of high-quality data for decision-making in cervical cancer programmes. The standardised tools and guiding information are designed to be adapted to country and programmatic context. This package aims to assist ministries of health and other stakeholders in generating the information necessary to plan, implement, monitor, evaluate, and scale cervical cancer prevention and control programmes.Read more