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** FILE ** In this 2002 photo provided by the family, Wondu Bekele sits with his son Mathiwos outside the the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He died eight months later because of cancer in September 2003 at the age of four. The U.N. General Assembly in September 2011 will hold its first summit on chronic diseases — cancer, diabetes and heart and lung disease. (AP Photo)

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