Cancer: A Growing Global Concern

Alessia Kirkland

Global data from the International Agency for Research on Cancer shows 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 million cancer deaths in 2018. Here we look at rates for the most prevalent types of cancer. For more on the role of optics in early cancer detection, which can significantly improve survival rates, see this month’s cover story.

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Publish Date: 01 April 2019


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