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Cancer

02 June 2010

Cancer deaths could double by 2030

Cancer could claim 13.3 million lives a year by 2030, the World Health Organisation's cancer research agency said, almost double the 7.6 million deaths from the illness in 2008.

Cancer could claim 13.3 million lives a year by 2030, the World Health Organisation's cancer research agency said Tuesday, almost double the 7.6 million deaths from the illness in 2008.

Lung cancer most common

 

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