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Cancer cases to surge 57%

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Tuesday, February 04, 2014

CNN: The World Health Organization reports that cancer cases are expected to rise 57% in the next 20 years.

The World Cancer Report, produced by the WHO's specialized cancer agency, predicts new cancer cases will rise from an estimated 14 million in 2012 to 22 million annually within two decades. Over the same period, cancer deaths are tipped to rise from 8.2 million a year to 13 million annually.

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