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Global economic downturn linked with at least 260,000 excess cancer deaths

Shared by Radhika Narayanan | 80 66 1 | about 2 years ago

The economic crisis of 2008-10, and the rise in unemployment that accompanied it, was associated with more than 260,000 excess cancer-related deaths — including many considered treatable, according to an international study. The researchers found that excess cancer burden was mitigated in countries with universal health coverage and in those that increased health care spending.

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