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World Cancer Day 2018 - IAEA Director General Statement

Producer: IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered a statement at this year’s special event at the IAEA to mark World Cancer Day. This year's theme - A Roadmap to a Cancer-free World - examines the ways in which nuclear techniques can support the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer and help countries worldwide to achieve better disease management for their patients. In his statement, the Director General said that "We will strive to continuously improve the services we offer our Member States so they can provide better care - and hope - for their people". He also stressed that "IAEA experts from all technical departments, and from many scientific disciplines, put together packages of services that help countries to improve access to modern cancer treatment."

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