How can we address cancer care after a natural disaster?

Chiyo Imamura, Naoto T. Ueno

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Abstract

On 11 March 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami caused unprecedented devastation in Japan. Over 20,000 people lost their lives or went missing and more than 100,000 people had to evacuate their homes. Many victims are patients with chronic diseases, including cancer, who face interrupted or discontinued therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387-388
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Clinical Oncology
Volume8
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jul

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How can we address cancer care after a natural disaster? / Imamura, Chiyo; Ueno, Naoto T.

In: Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, Vol. 8, No. 7, 07.2011, p. 387-388.

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Imamura, Chiyo ; Ueno, Naoto T. / How can we address cancer care after a natural disaster?. In: Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology. 2011 ; Vol. 8, No. 7. pp. 387-388.
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