A Chinese runner smokes a cigarette before competing in the 2015 Beijing Marathon. Lung cancer is the deadliest in China. Photo: Getty Images A Chinese runner smokes a cigarette before competing in the 2015 Beijing Marathon. Lung cancer is the deadliest in China. Photo: Getty Images
A Chinese runner smokes a cigarette before competing in the 2015 Beijing Marathon. Lung cancer is the deadliest in China. Photo: Getty Images
Health in China

Breast, colorectal and prostate cancers on the rise in China; liver, stomach cancer among those falling, new research finds

  • A review of cancer trends from 1990 to 2017 found that while there had been an increase in a number of cancers in China, others had significantly reduced
  • Despite the massive progress China has made in health care since the 1950s, cancer has become the leading killer in the country

Topic |   Health in China
A Chinese runner smokes a cigarette before competing in the 2015 Beijing Marathon. Lung cancer is the deadliest in China. Photo: Getty Images A Chinese runner smokes a cigarette before competing in the 2015 Beijing Marathon. Lung cancer is the deadliest in China. Photo: Getty Images
A Chinese runner smokes a cigarette before competing in the 2015 Beijing Marathon. Lung cancer is the deadliest in China. Photo: Getty Images
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