National Cancer Control Program

National Cancer Control ProgramNational Cancer Control Program

Registration of information on cancer cases in different parts of the country is one of the pillars of the ‘National Cancer Control Program’ to be implemented in Tehran and 10 other provinces in the near future.

“We are planning to detect causes of death among 35 to 70 year-old adults, said Dr. Reza Malekzadeh, deputy of research and technology department at the health ministry.  Currently half of the research projects conducted by the department are related to pharmaceutical and 39% to medical subjects; 10% are on vaccine projects, IRNA reported.