The IAEA contributes nuclear techniques to the fight against cancer, a major global health problem that increasingly impacts the world, particularly developing countries.
Breast cancer is by far the most frequent cancer among women, causing hundreds of thousands of deaths every year. Early diagnosis is key to effective treatment, and can prevent deaths in many cases. Montenegro, a country where breast cancer is one of the most frequent causes of mortality, is working with the IAEA to strengthen early breast cancer detection and diagnosis. Read →