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Cancer Diagnosis Program Cancer Imaging Program Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program Developmental Therapeutics Program Radiation Research Program Translational Research Program Biometric Research Branch Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Last Updated: 04/25/2012


Global Diagnostics Conference, August 2011

This conference brought together experts in providing medical care to countries with low resources, engineers designing low-cost and point-of-care diagnostics, academics, and government personnel with the purpose of understanding the need for such diagnostics in low- and middle-resourced countries. The conference also addressed  the challenges presented by the current prevalence and treatment of certain cancers in these countries.