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Nearly 40% of Premature Deaths Caused by Cancer

by Savitha C Muppala on  November 3, 2011 at 10:37 PM Cancer News   - G J E 4
Cancer Research UK has revealed that nearly 50% of men and women between the ages of 25-74 die young, mainly due to cancer.

Lung cancer happens to be the leading cause of deaths due to cancer in the UK causing around 35,000 deaths a year.
 Nearly 40% of Premature Deaths Caused by Cancer
Nearly 40% of Premature Deaths Caused by Cancer
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Nearly 40% of the early deaths are caused by cancer. This statistic actually beats the number of people who commit suicide, or are murdered or  die in accidents.

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In the United Kingdom, nearly 76,000 people die an early death due to cancer compared to  28,000 people who die from heart disease. Respiratory diseases account for 17,000 lives.



Source: Medindia
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