- Cancers and other noncommunicable diseases are widely considered significant threats to global health and development.
- COVID-19 has impacted the capacity of healthcare systems to diagnose and treat patients with cancer.
- Technology can play a vital role in the fight against cancer.
- This World Cancer Day we asked leading experts how technological advances will shape and improve the future of cancer care.
In 2019, there were approximately 23.6 million new cancer cases and 10 million cancer deaths globally, which represents a 26.3% increase in new cases and a 20.9% increase in fatalities compared with 2010.
Furthermore, COVID-19 has had devastating effects