Cancer

Cancer increasing on the mainland. Photo: Reuters

Cancer increasing on the mainland

The number of middle-aged mainlanders developing cancerous tumours doubled over the two decades to 2009, a new national report says.

At the same time, the overall frequency and mortality of cancers have both risen, a development mainly ascribed to the ageing population.

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Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli are known to have possible anti-cancer effects

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