Even though science is trying its best, modern medicine is still struggling with one of the biggest threats to health: Cancer. According to a recent study by the World Health Organization, the rate of new cases of cancer globally, which in 2012 stood at more than 14 million a year, is expected to soar by 70 percent over the next two decades. The numbers also indicate that in poorer countries infections are increasingly causing cancer. But in the West, the rise is being fuelled by unhealthy lifestyles, such as smoking, obesity and alcohol abuse.
Source: The Guardian