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Brest cancer kills 7,000 women in country annually

2016-09-30 18:14:18
Brest cancer kills 7,000 women in country annually Correspondent, Dhaka:

A total of 14,822 women suffer from breast cancer across the country annually and among them, 7,000 lost their lives, a report says.

Cancer research organization ‘International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)’ revealed the figure in its latest report.

IARC released the report at a press conference at Dhaka Reporters’ Unity in the capital’s Segunbagicha area on Friday. Bangladesh Brest Cancer Awareness Forum organized the event.

Chief coordinator of the Forum Dr. Md Habibullah, who addressed the press brief, told that presently 122,705 people suffer from different kinds of cancer every year and among them, 91,339 lost their lives.

Ends/ 30, 2016

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