Cancer overtakes heart disease as number one killer in the UK

Cancer overtakes heart disease as number one killer in the UK

New figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that almost a third of UK people now die of one kind of cancer or another.

2010 Cancer deaths were 28.7%

2011 Cancer deaths are 29.6%

Full article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9658711/Cancer-overtakes-heart-disease-as-number-one-killer.html

As reported by Stephen Adams, Medical Correspondent, on November 6, 2012.

Posted: Friday 16 November 2012

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