Cancer rates will rise for women but FALL for men over the next 20 years: Experts blame alcohol, smoking and obesity for soaring levels in females
Cancer risk will increase for women but decline for men over the next 20 years, experts predict.
More than 500,000 people will be diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK by 2035, up from 352,000 a year in 2014, British scientists say.
Experts warn drinking, smoking and obesity are contributing to rising levels of cancer, particularly among women.
Cancer Research UK scientists calculate that taking into account someone’s age, the risk of the average woman getting cancer will rise 0.11 per cent every year between now and 2035.
But over the same period the annual risk for men – called the... read more
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