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SOUTH ASIA UPDATE
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 102-104

Cancer care scenario in Bangladesh


1 Department of Radiation Oncology, United Hospital Limited, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2 Department of Paediatric Heamatooncology, National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
3 Department of Cancer epidemiology, National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
4 Department of Cancer epidemiology, Institue of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Correspondence Address:
A. F. M. Kamal Uddin
Department of Radiation Oncology, United Hospital Limited, Dhaka
Bangladesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2278-330X.110510

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Bangladesh is a developing country that is facing many challenges, especially in the health sector. Cancer management is a priority due to the current trend of increased incidence in this region. In this article, the current scenario of cancer in Bangladesh and its management with brief history is outlined. The combined effort of government and private sector is highlighted with the gradual progress in cancer management. Recent introduction of the state-of-the-art facilities and the training facilities for human resource development are also outlined. The existing challenges and cooperation from local NGOs and other overseas sources are also highlighted to provide an insight regarding possible ways to tackle these challenges to ensure a better future.


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