Uruguay: Cancer On The Rise

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ENGLISH 01-Nov-2016 00:05:17
The International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, is assisting Uruguay in the fight against cancer. Currently, this South American nation has one of the highest cancer rates in the world and in the region.
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The International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, is assisting Uruguay in the fight against cancer. Currently, this South American nation has one of the highest cancer rates in the world and in the region. By using high tech equipment such as PET/CT scanners coupled with nuclear medicine, Uruguay is making headway in detecting and treating cancer to beat the disease. It’s also conducting research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s in the near future.



UN in Action: Episode #1530
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1530
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UNTV
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B5174193696001