There are nine (9) goals for implementation of NCCS over a period of ten (10) years. The implementation of the NCCS will involve a number of activities to be done in a phased approach.
These goals are:
Goal 1: Primary prevention:
Goal 2: Early detection, screening and diagnosis:
Goal 3: Treatment:
Goal 4: Palliative care:
Goal 5: Cancer registration and surveillance:
Goal 6: Training, Education and Research:
Goal 7: Instill appropriate knowledge and skills to strategic staff in all areas of cancer control in Tanzania
Goal 8: Establish cancer society that will advocate for and effectively participate in sustainable cancer control initiatives
Goal 9: Integration and Coordination of Cancer Control into existing health services.