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Study shows almost 15 million new cases of cancer worldwide
Study shows almost 15 million new cases of cancer worldwide

There were 14.9 million new cases of cancer worldwide, 8.2 million deaths and 196.3 million years of health life lost in 2013, according to a new count from a group of researchers working to measure the cancer’s reach. The researchers, including those at the Center for Global Health in the National Cancer Institute in Rockville and the University of Washington, said their aim was to produce data that could help guide research and intervention programs. The findings about 28 kinds of cancers in 188 countries were culled from vital records, cancer registries, autopsies and other sources. They were published by the Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration online May 28 in JAMA...

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