Cancer is not just one problem. Different types of cancer affect populations in different ways.
Nuclear waste helps cancer patients. You find it hard to believe? Discover Targeted Alpha Therapy in this video.
The Joint Research Centre (JRC), in Karlsruhe, Germany, supports the development of medical applications of radioactive elements.
Check out the new online Knowledge Centre's platform which gathers evidence and coordinates actions against Europe's leading cause of death among people under the age of 65.
Europe has a quarter of all cancer cases and with less than 10% of the world’s population, it is clear that cancer is a major threat to our society. It's time to control this disease.
Cervical cancer ranks 11th among the most frequently occurring cancers in women and 12th among the most frequent causes of cancer death in them.
Prostate cancer is the most frequently occurring cancer in men and the third cause of cancer death in men–after lung and colorectal cancers.
Lung cancer is the fourth most frequently occurring cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in EU-27 countries in 2020.
Skin melanoma is the fifth most diagnosed cancer in both men and women. It is one of 15 most frequent causes of cancer death, in both sexes.
Did you know that airborne radon, a radioactive gas, is the largest source of natural radiation? Its particles are the second most common cause of lung cancer after smoking.
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