Brian Nyatanga

International Journal of Palliative Nursing, Vol. 18, Iss. 12, 20 Dec 2012, pp 578 - 579

Most Western countries devote sizeable resources to investigating the aetiologies of diseases-particularly cancer. Latest estimates are that more than 1 in 3 people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime (Sasieni et al, 2011), and 13% of all deaths worldwide are cancer-related (World Health Organization, 2009).

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