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Cancer Cases Set to Rise by Half by 2030: UN

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February 4, 2014
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New cases of cancer will rise by half by 2030, reaching 21.6 million per year compared to 14 million in 2012, the UN said on Monday in a global analysis of the scourge. Video provided by AFP


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