You're much more likely to die of cancer if you live in certain parts of Liverpool
Residents in Liverpool’s most deprived areas are four times more likely to die from lung cancer than those who live in the wealthiest parts of the city.
A bleak report from the council’s Social Care and Health Select Committee reveals Liverpool has higher cancer incidence rates than any other core city in the UK - with some communities suffering worse than others.
The report reveals residents living in the poorest parts of the city are twice as likely to die prematurely from cancer, with lung cancer rates four times as high in the most deprived wards compared to the least deprived.
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