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China Has Half Of World’s Liver Cancer Cases

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Half of the world's cases of liver cancer are located in China, according to the head of the Chinese College of Surgeons. He said at a ceremony launching a new cancer drug there are 320,000 cases of liver cancer in China each year and has become the nation's top killer in four provinces. Leng Xiheng said the rate of cancer incidences is rising in the country each year and that most cases are not detected until the intermediate stage when life expectancy is dramatically reduced. (Click here for more



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