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With rising incidence of cancer, focus turns to prevention

By: Dr Lata Kini, Lead Clinical Pathologist, CORE Diagnostics
One of the most widespread killers of our times, cancer was responsible for a whopping 8.2 million deaths worldwide in 2012. According to World Health Organization, the annual cancer cases are expected to rise from 14 million in 2012 to 22 million within the next 2 decades, accounting for a massive 70 per cent increase. A number of factors are believed to be responsible for the rising incidence of most types of cancers.