Study warns of growing cancer burden across India

In a recent paper: “History of Growing burden of Cancer in India: From Antiquity to 21st century” Mohandas K. Mallath of the Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata, and Robert Smith from Kings College, London show that India’s cancer burden will continue to increase as a result of the ageing of its…...

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Largest recorded drop is US Cancer deaths

From 2016 to 2017—the most recent period for which we have complete statistics—America’s death rate for cancer saw “the largest single-year drop ever recorded.” So says the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Facts & Figures 2020 report, which notes that the 2.2 percent drop that year was part of a larger 29 percent…...

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