Cancer preparedness in Asia-Pacific: Progress towards universal cancer control is a report written by The Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Roche. It looks at different responses to the cancer challenge in Asia-Pacific and the essential elements needed to enhance preparedness in the region. The ten countries included in this study were chosen based on various factors including size, income-level diversity  and progress made towards universal health coverage (UHC): Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, South Korea and Vietnam. The report is based on several strands of research.