This new study reveals that among men and women ages 35 to 70 living in affluent countries, the #1 cause of death which used to be heart disease… is now cancer. The sad fact is that both are largely preventable.

Read Article: https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/population-health/cancer-surpasses-heart-disease-as-leading-cause-of-death-in-high-income-countries.html

cancer surpasses heart attacks as leading cause of death

According to the American Cancer Society (Medical News Today), the leading causes of death from cancer for males will be:

  • Lung and bronchus cancer: 76,650 deaths
  • Prostate cancer: 31,620 deaths
  • Colorectal cancer: 27,640 deaths

The leading causes of death from cancer for females will be:

  • Lung and bronchus cancer: 66,020 deaths
  • Breast cancer: 41,760 deaths
  • Colorectal cancer: 23,380 deaths
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