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Nation faces challenge from cancer

By Shan Juan | China Daily | Updated: 2016-01-29 07:54

New diagnoses registered in China last year reach 4.3 million, with 2.8 million deaths, latest report shows

Cancer has gradually become a national public health challenge that affected on average 12,000 Chinese and killed 7,500 every day last year, according to a new report.

There were an estimated 4.3 million new cancer diagnoses in the country last year and 2.8 million deaths, researchers said in the report CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, published on behalf of the American Cancer Society.

Nation faces challenge from cancer

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