Cancer Control

Vol. 60-3

September 2019

This edition of the IAEA Bulletin takes a closer look at radiation for cancer control throughout the world and the role of the IAEA. It provides an overview of cancer — its biology, diagnostics and treatment — and highlights major recent advances such as image guided brachytherapy and theranostics, including the production of new kinds of radiopharmaceuticals. 

A decade of action on cancer control

Cancer, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and biology

Cancer-treating radiopharmaceuticals gain ground in Asia thanks to IAEA

Seeing cancer cells, killing cancer cells

Theranostics for diagnostics and treatment

A new vision for cancer treatment: image guided brachytherapy

Safely embracing the growing power of radiotherapy

Keeping radiotherapy safe and effective

Q&A with leading dosimetry expert

The laws behind using radiation for cancer care: opening the door to treatment

From plans to funding: bankable documents and Niger’s first radiotherapy unit

Cancer control in Bangladesh gets major boost

Managing the ever-increasing demand for cancer services in the developing world

Embracing mobile and online technology to reshape cancer care and education

Accurate dosimetry for quality cancer care

The IAEA/WHO Network of Secondary Standards Dosimetry Laboratories

Radiation needs a more prominent role in the fight against cancer

A decade of action on cancer control

Current and future nuclear energy leaders issue call to action for innovation

Mosquito population successfully suppressed through pilot study using nuclear technique in China

Use an online tool to comprehensively navigate IAEA safety and security publications

Over 700 professionals trained through IAEA’s Nuclear Knowledge Management Schools

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