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Low-Cost Health Interventions Could Prevent Hundreds Of Thousands Cancer-Related Deaths Among Women In Developing Nations, Study Shows

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Cheap cancer measures could save hundreds of thousands of lives in poor countries
“Health interventions costing as little as $1.72 per person could prevent hundreds of thousands of deaths from breast and cervical cancer in developing countries, scientists said on Tuesday. Nearly 800,000 women die of cervical and breast cancer every year, with two-thirds of breast cancer deaths and nine out of 10 cervical cancer deaths in developing countries, they said in a study published in The Lancet medical journal…” (Mis, 11/1).

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