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Cancer registration hub opens in Mumbai to expand data collection in Asia

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e6977 (Published 16 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6977
  1. Meera Kay
  1. 1Bangalore

The International Agency for Research on Cancer has opened its first regional hub for cancer registration at a new facility in the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai to support cancer registries in 30 countries in south central, southeastern, and southern Asia.

The Mumbai hub is one of several being launched across three continents to serve as local resource centres capable of providing developmental support for population based cancer registration in defined …

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