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[MOL] Cancer to strike 40 percent of English and Welsh



Cancer to strike 40 percent of English and Welsh
    [08/27/2000; Reuters News Service]

LONDON (Reuters) - People in England and Wales run a 40 percent
risk of developing cancer, government figures released on Thursday
showed.``Men and women have a 40 percent chance of developing
some form of cancer during their lifetime,'' the Office of National
Statistics (ONS) said in its Autumn 2000 health statistics report.The
top three cancers in males were lung, prostate and colorectal.
Women were most likely to suffer from breast, lung or colorectal
cancers, the ONS added.

The full article can be found at:

http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20000824/hl/britain_uk_1.html

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