Breast cancer in China.

  title={Breast cancer in China.},
  author={Lei Fan and Kathrin Strasser-Weippl and Jun-Jie Li and Jessica St St Louis and Dianne M. Finkelstein and Ke-Da Yu and Wan-qing Chen and Zhi-Ming Shao and Paul E Goss},
  journal={The Lancet. Oncology},
  volume={15 7},
The health burden of cancer is increasing in China, with more than 1·6 million people being diagnosed and 1·2 million people dying of the disease each year. As in most other countries, breast cancer is now the most common cancer in Chinese women; cases in China account for 12·2% of all newly diagnosed breast cancers and 9·6% of all deaths from breast cancer worldwide. China's proportional contribution to global rates is increasing rapidly because of the population's rising socioeconomic status… CONTINUE READING
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