A man weeps as he meets his elderly mother, who has cancer, in a home in Taizhou, Zhejiang province. China’s ageing population is one reason overall cancer deaths have risen despite a reduction in mortality rates. Photo: China Foto Press

Cancer in China kills more than 7,500 people a day, new figures show

National Cancer Centre also estimates 12,000 people a day in China are diagnosed with the disease. Deaths from cancer have risen 74 per cent since 2006, partly because population is ageing

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A man weeps as he meets his elderly mother, who has cancer, in a home in Taizhou, Zhejiang province. China’s ageing population is one reason overall cancer deaths have risen despite a reduction in mortality rates. Photo: China Foto Press
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