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Some of the nation’s experts on cancer and cancer control have opened up their offices to you. This 17-part video series provides a primer on cancer for the public health professional. 

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Introduction

In this introduction to the Cancer Control Video Series, Dr. Tim Byers MD, MPH provides an overview of cancer trends in the United States over the past 25 years and discusses what we’ve learned – and where our gaps in understanding still lie. 

Read more: The American Cancer Society challenge goal to reduce U.S. cancer mortality by 50% between 1990 and 2015: Results and reflections - Tim Byers MD MPH, Richard C. Wender MD, Ahmedin Jemal DVM PhD, Arnold M. Baskies MD FACS, Elizabeth E. Ward PhD, and Otis W. Brawley MD.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify major risk factors for cancer
  • Describe trends in cancer prevalence and screening rates
  • Express the opportunities within the public health sector to reduce the burden of cancer 

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