The Global Burden of Cancer in Women, the American Cancer Society released a report at the 2016 World Cancer Congress Paris on Tuesday, November 1st
American Cancer Society point to devastating increases, mostly in poorer countries, with breast cancer diagnoses set to almost double.
As a part of a larger partnership with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, the American Cancer Society released a report at the 2016 World Cancer Congress focusing on the increasing impact of cancer in low- and middle-income countries, both on women’s health and their economic participation. The report entitled The Global Burden of Cancer in Women.
The report emphasizes that while the societal and economic costs of cancer are considerable and even catastrophic, this burden of disease, loss of life, and economic hardship is not inevitable.
will kill 5.5 million women - about the population of Denmark - per year by
2030, a near 60-per cent increase in less than two decades, a report said
The report has warned of an explosion in cancer deaths among women, with a toll, mainly from breast cancer, of around 5.5 million a year by 2030 – roughly the population of Denmark.
This represented a near 60% increase in less than two decades, said an analysis conducted by the American Cancer Society (ACS), released The Global Burden of Cancer in Women on Tuesday at the World Cancer Congress in Paris.
Ronald Tintin, Founder of the project Ronning Against Cancer
“ Together, we can get rid of cancer; we are not alone. Together, we are stronger.”