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European Code Against Cancer

About the module

12 minutes long


Includes a final quiz

Includes links to references

About the lecturer

Dr Maria E. Leon

Former Scientist in the Section of Environment and Radiation at the International Agency for Research on Cancer

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize why tobacco is the leading global cause of preventable illness and death and major cause of cancer in the world and the European Union (EU).
  • Cite the attributable fraction of cancer due to cigarette smoking use in the EU.
  • Describe the evidence on benefits of quitting smoking.
  • Outline the available and effective interventions/policies to control tobacco use, such as the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

This module is part of a comprehensive online learning curriculum on the European Code Against Cancer, 4th edition.

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The module

The European Code Against Cancer – 1A. Tobacco

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