Cancer the World's Top Killer

By: CBS News Email
By: CBS News Email

In a St. Joseph Health Scene report, rising tobacco use in developing countries could help make cancer the world's top killer by 2010. Researchers expect cancer to overtake heart disease... in part because doctors are getting better at diagnosing cancer. Despite all the warnings about the dangers of smoking, the number of smokers is growing. Health experts say about 17 million people worldwide will die from cancer by 2030.


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