Dr Wong Kam-hung, director of Hong Kong Cancer Registry, at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Edmond So Dr Wong Kam-hung, director of Hong Kong Cancer Registry, at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Edmond So
Dr Wong Kam-hung, director of Hong Kong Cancer Registry, at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Edmond So
Cancer

Hong Kong women are set to overtake men in new cancer cases, government data shows

  • The gap between new cases among males and females narrowed from 1,643 in 2008 to just 52 in 2018
  • If the current trend persists, women will overtake men in one or two years, Dr Wong Kam-hung says

Topic |   Cancer
Dr Wong Kam-hung, director of Hong Kong Cancer Registry, at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Edmond So Dr Wong Kam-hung, director of Hong Kong Cancer Registry, at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Edmond So
Dr Wong Kam-hung, director of Hong Kong Cancer Registry, at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Edmond So
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