Cancer control: Palliative care

WHO guide for effective programmes

Publication details

Editors: WHO
Number of pages: 50
Publication date: 2007
Languages: English, Spanish
ISBN: 92 4 154734 5



A practical guide for programme managers on how to implement effective palliative care for cancer, with a particular focus on community-based care. Other modules include:

  • planning
  • prevention
  • early detection
  • diagnosis and treatment
  • palliative care
  • policy and advocacy.