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Lung cancer kills more women than breast cancer in rich countries: Report

Lung cancer has surpassed breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer death in females in developed countries and the change reflects the tobacco epidemic in women, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Cancer Society and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Lung cancer has been the top cancer killer for men for decades in ...

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1990 vs 2013: Global life expectancy increased by more than 6 years, says study

Global life expectancy study conducted for 2013 has shown that it increased by 6.2 years, compared to 1990, according to a study published by The Lancet, which means on an average, men live 5.8 years longer and women 6.6 years more. Attributed to decreasing mortality rates for infectious diseases and cardiovascular problems, the increase in global life expectancy was arrived ...

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