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Increasing Cancer Cases

Sanford Health

According to a new report from the World Health Organization, cancer cases are expected to surge 57% nationwide in the next 20 years.  According to Christopher Wild, director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the rising incidence of cancer will require a heavier focus on preventative health policies.  Sanford Health oncologist Dr. Jonathan Bleeker discussed the report which also said the growing cancer burden would disproportionately hit developing countries due to growing populations, living longer and becoming increasingly susceptible to cancers associated with industrialized lifestyles.