12:00 AM, September 13, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, September 13, 2018

Cancer to kill 10m in 2018: experts

Cancer will kill nearly 10 million people this year, experts said yesterday, warning the disease's global burden continues to rise in spite of better prevention and earlier diagnosis. An estimated 18.1 million new cancer cases were predicted worldwide for 2018 -- with 9.6 million deaths, said the report.