Cancer overtakes cardiovascular disease as UK’s No 1 killer – but only among men

Source: Medical News Today

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Date of publication: June 2015

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell:  Cancer has overtaken cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease and stroke, as the UK’s No 1 killer – but only among men, reveals research published online in the journal Heart.  Cardiovascular disease is still the most common cause of death among women, and kills more young women than breast cancer, the figures show.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: Medical News Today

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