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Cancer claims 58 000 in country in 2015

More than 114 000 people were diagnosed with cancer while more than 58 000 died from the dreaded disease in 2015, with lung, cervical and esophageal cancers being the biggest killers according to an international publication.
The report published at the weekend in the Journal of the American Medical Association (Jama), an international peer-reviewed general medical journal, revealed that the three cancers claimed nearly a third of all cancer deaths, with 19 160 dying from lung cancer, cervical cancer and esophageal cancer.

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