Cancer cases rise 6.6% in Jordan

22 June 2010

Jordan's National Cancer Registry has said that cancer incidence in the kingdom rose by 6.6% from 5,826 cases in 2007 to 6,214 cases in 2008, Jordan Times has reported. Cancer remains the second leading cause of death in the kingdom after cardiovascular diseases, causing 14% of the total deaths in 2008, the registry said.

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