Denmark is the country listed by World Cancer Research Fund International with the highest cancer rate, affecting 338.1 people per 100,000 (diagnosed in one year, 2012). The rate for the USA was 318, Germany 283.8, UK 272.9, France 245 and Japan 217.1. France (metropolitan) had the highest rate for men (385.3) and Denmark for women (328.8).

Cancer - Causes and treatment of cancer

This animation gives information about cancer. It explains what cancer is, how it develops and what the difference is between a benign and a malignant tumour.

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Millions of people die each year because of cancer.

Cure for cancer

Scientists researching for a vaccine against malaria in pregnant women may have accidentally discovered an effective weapon against cancer. News item.

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Cancer rates are high in Europe and North America.
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