Cancer is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and one in every seven deaths is due to cancer. It has the worst incidence and mortality statistics. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an estimated 14.1 million new cases of cancer occur with mortality of 8.2 million worldwide. There are more than 100 types of cancer, and this article discusses the statistics related to breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer and prostate cancer.
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