Types of the disease expected to see the biggest rise in Hong Kong included colorectal, breast and lung cancers.

New cancer cases in Hong Kong projected to rise by up to 40 per cent by 2030

  • Forecast comes as latest statistics from Hong Kong Cancer Registry show record high of 31,468 cases diagnosed in 2016
  • Number of women with disease expected to surpass men
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Types of the disease expected to see the biggest rise in Hong Kong included colorectal, breast and lung cancers.
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Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung has been a health reporter for the Post's Hong Kong desk since 2014. She covers general medical news, breakthrough medical treatments and research, government policy and hospital blunders. Elizabeth has a master's in development studies.