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Medical Matters


Cancer : Facts

    • 1 in 2 people in the UK will develop one form of the 200 varieties of Cancer during their lifetime. The most common types of cancer being breast, lung, prostate, and bowel cancer.
    • There are almost 3 million people living with Cancer in the UK today. With approximately 385,000 new diagnosis every year.
    • Around 165,000 people die every year from cancer
    • The NHS spend around £5 billion a year treating people with the various cancers.
    • The word ‘cancer’ comes from the Latin for ‘crab’ – just like the zodiac sign. 
    • There are more skin cancer cases due to indoor tanning than lung cancer cases due to smoking. 

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