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Cancer to become leading cause of death in United States by 2030

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In just sixteen years cancer will be the leading cause of death in the United States.

The number of new cases are expected to increase forty-five percent by 2030.

According to a new report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology, there are major concerns over cancer care in the U.S. - which includes physician shortages and financial difficulties.

Right now heart disease is the nation's number one killer.

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