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This article describes how cancer has become the leading cause of death, followed by ischaemic heart disease since the industrial revolution.  It discusses how lifestyle has become more important than environment in causing cancer, and although cancer mortality is falling in the developed countries as a result of earlier detection and advances in treatment, incidence continues to rise.  Unfortunately, the burden of cancer is falling more and more on those countries with limited capacity to... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 21, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 19, 2015
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Submitter: Ian Magrath
Keywords: diagnosis, prevention, control, palliation, treatment, cancer

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Language: English
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