oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - Apprehensions over the present high cancer burden : to what extent can they be alleviated? : short communication

Volume 20, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1015-8782
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1084



What is the magnitude of the present cancer burden, and what are the chances of lessening the occurrence of the disease? First, it is imperative to appreciate the magnitude of mortality world-wide from this cause. According to World Health Organization, six million people died from cancer in 2002, but by 2020, 12 million will succumb to the disease.

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