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More cancer deaths in north west

19th December 2007

A report has shown that more than 1,300 more people die each year from cancer in the north west of England than elsewhere in the country.

Findings published by the North West Cancer Intelligence Service at the Christie Hospital in Withington, Manchester, showed deaths are 8.5% higher for men and 6.7% higher for women than in the rest of England and Wales. The report was produced to give health experts a clearer picture of cancer death rates for their population compared with the national average and showed that Liverpool has the highest number of “excess deaths�.


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