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Increase in cancer diagnosis

With an increase in the aging population the incidence of age related conditions, including cancer, is also rising. Prostate and breast cancer in particular are predicted to climb, however new cases of cancer according to age groups are not increasing, which are attributed to smoking cessation and other health promotion campaigns. Yet poor health habits adopted in the past are still to present in those populations as they age.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Age

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About: Increase in cancer diagnosis

Date: 25 August 2005

Source: The Age

URL: http://www.theage.com.au/news/National/New-cancer-cases-forecast-to-rise-by-30/2005/08/25/1124562946777.html

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