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WHO: Global cancer deaths could hit 9.6M this year

A report from the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer estimates that cancer will result in 9.6 million deaths in 2018, and new cases are expected to reach 18.1 million. The study, based on data from 185 countries, found that 1 in 5 men and 1 in 6 women will have cancer during their lifetimes, and cancer will be the leading cause of death globally by the end of the century.

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