08/19/2010 // Dallas, TX, USA // Get Cancer Answers // Cancer Answers
Cancer and public health experts are urging governments to place more attention on cancer care and prevention in poor countries. There is a push for increased education and early detection screenings. It is suggested that certain initiatives, like providing a Hepatitis B and HPV virus vaccinations to prevent liver and cervical cancers, could help address the disparities which currently exist worldwide. Other options include anti-tobacco campaigns to reduce smoking, a risk factor for lung cancer.