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UK cancer cases rise by 50,000 in a decade

The number of people being diagnosed with cancer each year in Britain has increased by 50,000 over the past decade, according to figures by Cancer Research UK.

Cancer numbers have gone up primarily because people are living longer although alcohol and obesity are also playing a part in the rise in the numbers.


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