Beijing Records Double Number Of Breast Cancers Over Past Decade
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Executive SummaryChina's capital of Beijing experienced a doubling of breast-cancer cases over the past 10 years, partially because younger women are developing the disease. A city pilot program was begun last year in certain parts of the city to offer free screening for breast and cervical cancers. The program was expanded beginning in April to cover all Beijing districts this year. Breast cancer now accounts for a third of disease-related deaths in the city, up from a ranking of fifth a decade ago. (Click here for more
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