Cancer hangs over villages along Huai River

Cancer village,pollution in China

Cancer rates have surged in mainland China since the 1990s to become the nation's biggest killer. Environmental activists estimate that there are at least 100 cancer villages in China in which cancer rate is considerably higher than average level due to heavy pollution.

Nationwide, cancer rates have surged in mainland China since the 1990s to become the nation's biggest killer. In 2007, the disease was responsible for one in five deaths, up 80% since the start of ec...   Full Story

Environment | Dec 3, 2010 PM | Related China Story:Cancer village

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