Five hundred thousand people will be diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK by 2035 if trends continue, according to a Cancer Research UK study published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Today, more than 352,000 people are diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK. The increase would mean 150,000 extra cases diagnosed annually in 20 years' time. "These numbers are shocking. We know four in 10 cancers in the UK could be prevented" said Sir Harpal Kumar, Cancer Research UK's chief executive. By 2035, it is predicted that nearly 244,000 cases of cancer will be diagnosed in women and more than 270,000 in men - up from around 173,000 and around 179,000 today. Breast and prostate...
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