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New cases rise, but death rates decline – how cancer became about quality of life

New cases rise, but death rates decline – how cancer became about quality of life

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2015 00:00 BST

Over the past 25 years, the number of cancer cases that are most common in men (prostate) and women (breast) has jumped. Prostate cancer has tripled, while breast cancer has doubled since 1990. This upward trend is true globally across 188 countries, regardless of income levels.