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Cancer crisis: 2.5 million 'living with cancer' in UK

There will be a record 2.5 million people "living with cancer" in the UK in 2015, an analysis by Macmillan Cancer Support predicts.

The charity says the surge will create a crisis of "unmanageable proportions", despite improvements in survival and diagnosis being partly behind the rise.

It says political parties need to take urgent action.

Sophie Hutchinson reports.

  • 06 Jan 2015
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